Graduation News!

Elizabeth, holding one of her thesis specimens
(M. columbi) in the Vertebrate Paleontology
collections at the Sternberg Museum.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Deering – Fort Hays State University’s most recent graduate from the paleontology program in the Department of Geosciences.  Elizabeth recently defended her Master’s thesis entitled “Identification and Paleoecology of Mammoth Teeth from the Vertebrate Paleontology Collection at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History, Hays, Kansas”

Elizabeth spent her two year here at FHSU as the graduate curatorial assistant in the vertebrate paleontology collections. She now pursuing jobs in the natural history museum field and research opportunities.  Good luck, Elizabeth!!