Copy
Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History on-line newsletter.
View this email in your browser

This Week at the Museum

November 1, 2017

The Winners


Congratulations to Rachel Horton and Katherine Jones, winners of the Joshua Laerm Academic Support Awards for 2016-2017. These awards support undergraduate and graduate studies in natural history by students currently enrolled at the University of Georgia.

Rachel Horton received the Joshua Laerm award for Undergraduates. Rachel is majoring in Anthropology and was nominated by Dr. Laurie Rietsema. She is studying diet and migration in Albania from Iron Age Greek colonization to the medieval period. Her award will help to prepare specimens at the UGA Center for Applied Isotope Studies and present her results at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists annual meeting.

The Academic Support Award for Graduate Students was earned by Katherine C. Jones, who is conducting her doctoral research under the direction of Dr. Steven B. Kowalewski, Department of Anthropology. Katherine will study changes in settlement chronologies for some of the earliest human communities in Georgia (ca. 4500-3500 BP). Her study takes a regional perspective to examine the effects of long- and short-term settlement patterns along the Georgia coast and interior coastal plain. Funds will be used to obtain radiocarbon dates from the fibers used as temper in a ceramic type characteristic of very early sites in Georgia.

The Georgia Museum of Natural History is grateful for your past contributions to the Laerm Academic Support Fund that makes these Awards possible. Through your generosity, the Museum has provided research support to 24 graduate and 25 undergraduate students since 1998. Contributions in support of the Georgia Museum of Natural History are tax deductible. For more information about the Laerm Award, or to read about projects funded previously, please go to http://naturalhistory.uga.edu/index.php?page=content/academics/laermmain."

Natural History November


Join Dale Hoyt and the Nature Ramblers on Thursday, November 3rd  at the State Botanical Garden. Meet at 8:30 am, at the Arbor by the lower parking lot. Visit http://naturerambling.blogspot.com/ for directions.
Please visit out our web site (http://www.gmnhfriends.org) for a list of Friends activities, officers and Board Members.
-- Cheers from Dac Crossley, President
Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History.
Comments or suggestions, or just want to chat, I’m soilmite@earthlink.net.

Our email newsletter lets you know what is happening around the Museum and details about upcoming trips and activities of the Friends. Be sure to check out our website at  http://gmnhfriends.org and  Facebook page for the most up-to-date information.

Facebook
Facebook
Website
Website
Copyright © 2016
Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History
All rights reserved.


Our mailing address is:
Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History
Natural History Building
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602

unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences 
 






This email was sent to <<Email Address>>
why did I get this?    unsubscribe from this list    update subscription preferences
Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History · 101 Cedar Street · Athens, GA 30602 · USA

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp