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Blog Archive: People

[image] New Species of Leech Found in Utah

New Species of Leech Found in Utah

Experts are starting to realize that North America is home to an unexpected diversity of leech species.
[image] Behind the Scenes: What Good is a Dirty Kid?

Behind the Scenes: What Good is a Dirty Kid?

Children - as well as adults - can benefit from coloring outside the lines and playing in the mud.
[image] How a Museum Volunteer Became a TikTok Star

How a Museum Volunteer Became a TikTok Star

NHMU paleo volunteer Eliza Petersen made a dino pun that's been taking the internet by storm.
[image] Top 10 Life Lessons from Scott Kelly

Top 10 Life Lessons from Scott Kelly

Get inspired from the man who spent a Year in Space discussing how to maintain physical and mental health, find inspiration, and remain curious and committed to learning during social distancing.
[image] NHMU 50: Youth Teaching Youth

NHMU 50: Youth Teaching Youth

NHMU's Youth Teaching Youth program is one of its great successes. Here's how it started.
[image] Creature Care in Nature All Around Us

Creature Care in Nature All Around Us

NHMU exhibit preparator Claire Davis will introduce you to the creatures she cares for in Nature All Around Us, the special exhibit designed by the Museum and open through May 25, 2020.
[image] Nature is Where You Find It

Nature is Where You Find It

Writer Emma Marris explains a different view of nature that changes how we see the wild, and offers hope for the future.
[image] NHMU 50: The Museum's First Curator

NHMU 50: The Museum's First Curator

Eric Rickart's fascination with nature from an early age, led him to becoming the Museum's first scientific curator.
[image] 2019 Indian Art Market: Sam Dimmick Takes Best in Show

2019 Indian Art Market: Sam Dimmick Takes Best in Show

Native Alaskan artist Sam Dimmick won Best in Show at this year's Indian Art Market.
[image] 2019 Indian Art Market Honors Etta Claw Peacock

2019 Indian Art Market Honors Etta Claw Peacock

Weaver Etta Claw Peacock won second prize in this year's Indian Art Market.