Richard Gilder Graduate School
The fiberglass skull of Barnum Brown’s second Tyrannosaurus rex fitted on the revised mount now standing on the 4th floor of the AMNH.
The AMNH in New York is home to some of the most impressive biological collections in the world, the institution playing host to various students of natural history. This tradition of allowing researchers and graduate student access to the collections is now taking another step forward with the opening of the Richard Gilder Graduate School, currently offering a Ph.D. in Comparative Biology. As the “Welcome” statement from John J. Flynn states, much of biology has become focused on individual species or groups, “naturalists” (in the classic sense) becoming more and more rare. While