Laerm Award

Joshua Laerm

The Georgia Museum of Natural History provides Joshua Laerm Academic Support Awards annually. These awards support studies in natural history by students currently enrolled at the University of Georgia.

Application deadlines for both graduate and undergraduate students is on 10 October 2014. Application requirements have recently changed, please read through the Information about the award for more information.

Dr. Laerm was the Museum Director from 1978 to 1997. A fund has been established in his memory to support student research in natural history.

Whale of a Move!

Moving a whale skull

The Georgia Museum of Natural History is excited about the addition of hundreds of specimens to our research collection. These specimens include skins, skulls, postcranial skeletons, and fluid-preserved materials from the Northeastern University Vertebrate Collection in Nahant, MA. We look forward to sharing this impressive collection with the public in the near future. Read more here.

Celebration 2014

Join the Friends for a fund-raising event for the Georgia Museum of Natural History to be held on Saturday, October 18, 2014, in the Conservatory at the State Botanical Gardens of Georgia. Special guest is Janisse Ray, noted author and environmentalist. The reception and silent auction begins at 6:00 p.m. Dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. Tickets must be reserved before October 6, 2014.

Learn more (link directs you to the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Natural History Website).

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