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Amy Harris

University of MIchigan
University of Michigan Museum of Natural History / lsa.umich.edu/ummnh

The first phase of the new University of Michigan Museum of Natural History opened to the public last April.  Now, the second half with several new exhibits is scheduled to open on Sunday, November 10th.  WEMU's Lisa Barry spoke with museum director Amy Harris about what visitors can look forward to seeing.

At the end of this month, the UM Museum of Natural History will close its doors.  The contents are being packed up at the Ruthven Museums Building and will be moved to the schools new Biological Science Building.  Listen as the director of the museum, Amy Harris, discusses the process of moving, the plans for a staggered opening and the impact the new facility will provide students and the public.