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Tom Emmel

Butterfly expert Thomas Emmel has died

The Florida Museum is shocked and saddened by the passing of Thomas Emmel, our colleague and friend, who died over the weekend, apparently from natural causes, ...
Rachel in the field

Florida Museum doctoral student receives NSF graduate fellowship

Florida Museum of Natural History doctoral student Rachel Narducci was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Doctoral student Rachel Narducci received a NSF GRF to continue her research with extinct armadill...
Michelle Barboza in the field

Becoming Visible: Michelle Barboza

Becoming Visible THREE WOMEN SHATTERING STEREOTYPES & MISCONCEPTIONS IN SCIENCE The University of Florida's Florida Museum of Natural History celebrated 1...
Adania Flemming collecting in a creek

Becoming Visible: Adania Flemming

Becoming Visible THREE WOMEN SHATTERING STEREOTYPES & MISCONCEPTIONS IN SCIENCE The University of Florida's Florida Museum of Natural History celebrated 100 years of inspiring people to care about life on Earth in 2017. To mark the closing of a...
Verity Mathis in the mammals collection

Becoming Visible: Verity Mathis

Becoming Visible THREE WOMEN SHATTERING STEREOTYPES & MISCONCEPTIONS IN SCIENCE The University of Florida's Florida Museum of Natural History celebrated 1...
Doug Soltis studies the origin and evolution of flowering plants, plant genome evolution and the relationships between plants. Florida Museum of Natural History photo by Kristen Grace

Plant biologist Doug Soltis elected to National Academy of Sciences

Plant biologist Doug Soltis has been elected a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, an achievement considered one of the highest honors in American science. A distinguished professor and curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History...
Xiaoxian Liu

2017 NSF Dissertation Improvement Grants

Congratulations to our grad students! Four Florida Museum grad students have been awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants. These are grants that p...