Hearty congratulations to the following UCMP folk upon the completion of their doctorates [dissertation titles follow the names]:
Dr. Rob Guralnick—“Integrating historical, developmental and functional patterns and mechanisms: Case studies in the Spiralia”
Dr. Allen Collins—“The early history of animals, a shotgun approach”
Dr. Anne Weil—“Multituberculate phylogeny and mammalian biogeography in the Late Cretaceous and earliest Paleocene, Western Interior of North America”

Cal Day 2000 is coming . . .
Mark your calendars for our annual UCMP Open House on Cal Day— Saturday, April 15, 2000.

  DINOSAURS 2000 exhibit comes to Lawrence Hall of Science in February
UCMP is proud to be a co-sponsor of the new DINOSAURS 2000 exhibit at Lawrence Hall of Science, February 5-June 4, 2000. This exhibit features sixteen realistic robotic prehistoric creatures, including a 23-foot long animated T. rex. UCMP has provided technical expertise and fossils and casts for public viewing. Kevin Padian will help kick off the DINOSAURS 2000 exhibit at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, February 5, 2000, with a special family-oriented presentation at Lawrence Hall of Science on new dinosaur discoveries
Tidbitsaround the world. Other presentations by UCMP staff and graduate students are scheduled as well.

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January, 2000