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Alumni kudos!

Kudos to … Emily Na (MSP21) has been offered a part-time research assistant position at the Carnegie Museum of Art (CMOA, Pittsburgh) following her curatorial internship. Emily will be supporting the CMOA as it prepares to reinstall its permanent collection.

MSP22 student, Hayley Crowell, at UM Museum of Zoology

The U-M Museum of Zoology recently acquired tens of thousands of scientifically priceless reptile and amphibian specimens, including roughly 30,000 snakes preserved in alcohol-filled glass jars.  The new acquisitions boost the university’s collection of reptiles and amphibians to roughly half a million specimens, including...

Student kudos!

Kudos to…  Sony Prosper (MSP21) recently received the Society of American Archivists Theodore Calvin Pease award.  The award recognizes superior writing achievement by a student of archival studies, and entries are judged on innovation, scholarship, pertinence, and clarity of writing.

Nov 15 – Museums in Practice series – Access and Museums: Making Meaning through Online and Digital Connections

  November 15 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm Join us via Zoom for the Museum Studies Program’s third annual Virtual Panel Discussion considering access and accessibility concerns in museum practice. With museum, library, and cultural heritage panelists from the Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN),...

Nov 30 – Museums at Noon presentation – Competing Interests: Examining Identity Politics in the Display of Ancient Egypt

  Based upon her internship with an exhibition highlighting the influence of ancient Egypt and Nubia at the Dutch National Museum of Antiquity in the Netherlands, MSP PhD student, Heidi Hilliker, will examine ways in which inclusion, identity, and ownership are deeply intertwined in...