Author: Museum Studies Program

Project Assistant – Smithsonian National Museum of American History (Washington, DC)

The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation is recruiting for an assistant to help us maintain and grow the Spark!Lab National Network, an initiative to take our unique brand of hands on invention learning to communities across the nation. The position announcement...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Helen Dixon (MSP07) begins a new position, as Assistant Professor of Religion in the Department of Biblical Studies, at Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC. She has recently coordinated a symposium on the theme of “Working with Cultural Objects and Manuscripts” in Helsinki. Helen...

Alumni kudos!

Kudos to… Olga Khroustaleva (MSP05) who continues to work with Google, though is now working in Munich where she leads a team responsible for designing products that deal with trust and privacy.

Endangered Heritage symposium

(note, video image begins about 2 minutes into recording) War, climate change, globalization, and economic development pose significant threats to the world’s natural and cultural heritage. Societies around the world share many of the same concerns, even as specific regions, countries, and communities face...