The FOSSIL Project: Personal Reflections, Recognition, and Thanks

December 17th, 2019 by

by Bruce J. MacFadden (@bmacfadden) The FOSSIL Project officially began in 2013 with the submission of a proposal to the National Science Foundation (NSF). Back then we did not fully […]

Social Paleontology and FOSSIL’s Contribution to Research on Learning

December 17th, 2019 by

by Kent Crippen (@kcrippen), Lisa Lundgren (@llundgren) & Richard Bex (@richard-bex)   The FOSSIL Project was funded as a design-based research project, which implied a dual focus in our overall […]

myFOSSIL eMuseum and Curation Team

December 16th, 2019 by

By Jennifer Bauer (@jbauer) Research Museum Collections Manager, University of Michigan Museum of Paleontology and former FOSSIL Postdoctoral Associate   The myFOSSIL eMuseum has undergone some remodeling over the last […]

FOSSIL Project Updates, Fall 2019

December 16th, 2019 by

by Sadie Mills, FOSSIL Project Coordinator (@sadie-mills)   After six exciting and rewarding years the FOSSIL Project, in its current form, is coming to a close. As a National Science […]

Upcoming Events

August 2nd, 2019 by

August 7 Lottery Deadline for Edelman Fossil Park’s Dig Day (online) August 10 NARG Northwest Fossil Fest (Hillsboro, OR) August 14 Poetry Pop-Up – Wonderful Life: Poems of the Cambrian […]

FOSSIL Project Updates Summer 2019

August 1st, 2019 by

FOSSIL Education Team Conference Recap by Rich Bex This past Spring, I had the opportunity to attend three conferences to present on research related to myFOSSIL and gain feedback on […]

2019 Southeastern Geological Society of America Overview

August 1st, 2019 by

By Mary Jane Hughes SE GSA 2019: The 68th annual meeting of the Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America (SE GSA) was held in Charleston, SC, on March […]

My Time as a Paleontologist: A Science Communicator

July 31st, 2019 by

by Mary Jane Hughes   Well hello there! If you are reading this, then that means I am no longer a team member on the FOSSIL Project. Instead, I have […]

Field Camp: Reflections of a Geology Student

July 31st, 2019 by

By Samantha Ocon   So… what is Field Camp? This summer, I went to field camp. Field camp is often considered a tradition, or rite of passage, by the many […]

Amateur Spotlight: Lee Cone

July 31st, 2019 by

Editor’s note: Lee Cone is a member and former president of the Special Friends of the Aurora Fossil Museum. During his time with the FOSSIL Project, Lee was instrumental in […]