|'This is not your grandfather's NAPC!' announced Arnie Miller.|
“I am especially happy about the ‘Education and Public Outreach’ day this Thursday,” Perzigian added.
|Doug Erwin paid tribute to Ellis Yochelson, founder of NAPC.|
Doug Erwin gave a brief tribute to NAPC founder and long-time friend and colleague, Ellis Yochelson, who died in September 2006.
With that, the NAPC was officially declared open and the sessions were off and running.
The week will be filled with an overview of where the field of paleontology stands now and where it’s going in the future. The next four days will be a good indication.
|Yale's Michael Donoghue gave a nod to the birthday boy.|
More About Paleontology at the University of Cincinnati
UC Hosts Prestigious North American Paleontological Convention in the 'Year of Darwin'
Hundreds of paleontologists from around the world convene at the University of Cincinnati to discuss their research, science and evolution in the K–12 curriculum and the importance of public science literacy.
It's a 'Threepeat' for UC's Paleontology Program
UC’s paleontology program, within the Department of Geology of the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, continues to be recognized as one of the nation's best.
Scientists Bring New Life to an Ancient Ocean — Covering Cincinnati and the Tristate
David Meyer and Richard Davis bring 'A Sea Without Fish: Life in the Ordovician Sea of the Cincinnati Region' to Joseph-Beth Booksellers for a book signing on Sunday, April 26, at 1 p.m.
Lots of activities await the convention participants.
What Makes a Fossil?
It is the rare plant or animal that becomes a fossil, in the form of a mineralized Doppelganger of its former self. To then become part of the published fossil record is an even rarer occasion in that someone had to find that fossil and document it in writing somewhere.
Paleontologists Honor UC’s Arnie Miller for Significant Work
The Paleontological Society has awarded UC scientist Arnie Miller with the prestigious Centennial Fellow title in recognition of his contributions to the field of paleontology.
More About the North American Paleontological Convention 2009 (NAPC)
The 9th North American Paleontological Convention (NAPC) will be held on the campus of the University of Cincinnati, June 21-26, 2009. The centrally located Cincinnati region is world renowned for its Upper Ordovician fossils and strata, and has a long-established heritage of paleontological research and teaching.
About UC’s Year of Darwin 2009 — Evolution: Evidence & Impact
Throughout UC's year-long celebration of the bicentennial of Darwin’s birth and the sesquicentennial of the On the Origin of Species, we hope to communicate the many contemporary applications of