Sep 05, 2014
URAPs in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
The deadline to apply for Undergraduate Research Apprentice Program (URAP) positions in the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology has been extended to Friday, September 12 at 3:00pm!
The following URAP projects have been re-opened and are accepting applications:
- AmphibiaWeb: An Informatics System for Amphibian Conservation Biology (David Wake)
- Curatorial Apprentice: Exploring Biodiversity, Curation, and Specimen Preparation in Natural History Collections (Carol Spencer - various projects)
- Archival Apprenticeship (Christina Fidler)
- Biogeography, Phylogeograph, and Evolution of Reptiles and Amphibian (Jim McGuire - various projects) - NEW
To apply, complete the following by Friday, September 12:
Hope to see you in the MVZ this Fall!
Aug 21, 2014
Joseph Grinnell Medal
The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley solicits nominations for the Joseph Grinnell Medal. This award is given every five years to a senior scientist who exemplifies a commitment to natural history research and is making fundamental empirical and conceptual contributions to ecology and evolution. The award was established in 1983 and named after Joseph Grinnell, the founding director of the UC Berkeley Museum of Vertebrate Zoology. Past recipients include George A. Bartholomew, James H. Brown, David B. Wake, Peter and Rosemary Grant, and Michael J. Ryan. Nominations should include a CV and supporting letter and should be sent to Michael Nachman, Director MVZ (email@example.com), by October 1, 2014.