Recent Posts by Michael Thomas

Herbarium Director Position Announcement

EEB Associate Professor Search – Announcement Field Botany/Herbarium Director The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Field Botany at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Teaching duties may include an undergraduate field botany course each year and a graduate course in the…
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Guidance on Applying for a Digitization Grant

iDigBio has released a white paper to provide guidance to principal investigators who are interested in applying for funding from the Advancing Digitization of Biological Collections program at the National Science Foundation (NSF). The guide was compiled with guidance from NSF program officers and senior iDigBio staff. Read the guide at
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President’s Message

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the official constitution of the Society of Herbarium Curators – and what a decade it has been! As I pick up the reins from the very capable hands of Past President Alexander Krings (NCSU) for the 2014-2016 term, I wanted my incoming message not only to communicate the…
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Emerging Professionals Group

New Blog: Cracking the Collections – A group of emerging professionals in the natural history collection field got together at a Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections (SPNHC) meeting a few years ago and decided to start a blog. It is online at: Although, the content includes all natural history collections, not…
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From the Newsletter Editor

Many of you are already familiar with SHC and The Vasculum, whereas others may be reading it for the first time. Either way, thank you so much for supporting our Society! Before going further, let me apologize for the July issue being a bit late, but I wanted to make sure that we included any…
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