Recent News Stories
- The Bridge: KudosAndy Huynh ’25 gave a presentation on the illegal elephant ivory trade and how mammoth tusks are used to implement the decreasing elephant ivory stock.Read “Paleontology student’s research on mammoth ivory trade highlighted on Science.org”
Past News Stories
- The Bridge: KudosRead “Andy Huynh ’25, Nathan Cochran ’23, and Prof. Thomas Carr present at international conference”
Prof. Thomas Carr and undergraduate students Andy Huynh ’25 and Nathan Cochran ’23 presented original research at the annual meeting of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology in Toronto, Canada.
- A team of Carthage College researchers is uncovering the prehistoric past, the treasures of excavations — dinosaur digs. Read moreRead “Kenosha paleontologists make surprising dinosaur find”
- A Carthage Institute of Paleontology expedition has discovered hundreds of fossils in the badlands of southeastern Montana, including part of a Tyrannosaurus rex. Read moreRead “Carthage expedition finds T. Rex, triceratops bones”
- The Bridge: KudosRead “Carthage Institute of Paleontology featured in multiple news outlets for recent expedition”
The successful 2022 field expedition of the Carthage Institute of Paleontology has netted stories in multiple news outlets.
- The Bridge: KudosCarthage students involved in a major fossil discovery of a juvenile T. rex.Read “Carthage students involved in major fossil discovery featured on TMJ4”
- The Bridge: KudosDuring a four-week expedition in Montana, Professor Thomas Carr and his team (including Carthage students and other volunteers) discovered many dinosaur fossils, which are planned to go to the Dinosaur Discovery Museum in Kenosha.Read “Prof. Thomas Carr speaks with Kenosha News about recent dinosaur expedition”
- The Bridge: KudosRead “Carthage expedition finds T. rex and triceratops bones”
The Carthage Institute of Paleontology had another successful field season to the badlands of southeastern Montana, where significant fossils of T. rex and triceratops were found.
- The Bridge: KudosRead “Paleontology students present original research at this year’s Celebration of Scholars”
Juniors Nathan Cochran and Chloe Harper presented original research on extinct monsters and ancient people at Carthage’s 2022 Celebration of Scholars.
- The Bridge: KudosProf. Thomas Carr disagrees with the recent argument that Tyrannosaurus rex should be split into three separate species.Read “Prof. Thomas Carr defends Tyrannosaurus rex as a single species in New York Times article”
- Amelia Zietlow ’20 talks about her scientific research on mosasaurs with the Kenosha News.Read “Carthage biology alumna focuses research on ancient sea monsters”
- Thomas Carr, professor of biology and director of the Carthage Institute of Paleontology, appears in a recent National Geographic article about social behavior in tyrannosaurs.Read “Prof. Thomas Carr interviewed by National Geographic”
- Carthage paleo-track professor and students were interviewed on 91.1 WGTD about their trip to Australia to present their research of the growth and development of prehistoric animals.Read “Carthage Paleo-track professor and students interviewed on 91.1 WGTD”