Dire Wolf skull in the Hall of Evolution at the MSU Museum

Game of Wolves: The Dire Wolf between Nature and Culture

In his June 2019 letter, MSU Museum director Mark Auslander reflects on the Museum’s display of a dire wolf, a powerful predator here in North America that became extinct around 9,000 years ago. In recent years, the image of the “direwolf” has seized the global imagination, thanks to the novels

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Natural Science Collections at the MSU Museum

Natural Science Collections Summer Internships at MSU

This summer the MSU Museum is participating in a summer internship program that provides training and career development for Michigan State University graduate students who have an interest in working with natural science collections. This program will provide professional training in natural science collections curation and management. The structure of

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