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In the News...
- The Register-Guard and the Daily Emerald covered the recent Climate Change Resarch Symposium, co-sposored by the museum and the UO Climate Change Research Group.
- Crosscut features the work of museum archaeologist Dennis Jenkins, whose Paisley Caves research has redefined theories about Oregon's first human communities.
- The Statesman Journal reports on MNCH's adoption of the Jensen Arctic Collection.
- A study by UO researcher Nicholas A. Famoso and MNCH paleontologist Edward B. Davis suggests that evolutionary changes in equine teeth are likely attributable to a changing climate. Read about it in the Equine Chronicle or in New Zealand's HorseTalk.
- Tripadvisor's vacation rental site, FlipKey, recently selected the MNCH as one of the Top Museums Worth Traveling For in the U.S.
- National Geographic reports on a 13,000-year-old infant burial - with input from MNCH archaeologist Dennis Jenkins - and what it reveals about the First Americans.
- MNCH scientist generates a three-dimensional printout of a rare sabertoothed salmon fossil, and Oregon Public Broadcasting covers the story. You can also listen to Northwest Public Radio's broadcast about the printout, or read about it in Library Journal.
- The Register-Guard reports on the museum's 2013 Dig It! Fall Family Day.
- Artist Ray Troll painted two large-scale murals in the new Explore Oregon! exhibit hall, and KVAL News was here to cover the story.
A quarterly publication highlighting current exhibits, public programs and events.
Current issue (pdf)
- 4/11/14: Climate-change research is focus of UO symposium
- 4/1/14: New exhibit at UO museum uses 'Atlas' to tell Yellowstone story
- 2/13/14: Climate change is keynote topic at Oregon Academy of Sciences meeting
- 2/10/14: UO museum celebrating Darwin with speakers series and dinner event
- 1/6/13: UO paleontologist and librarian team up to create 3-D printout of rare fossil
- 12/6/13: UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History to fête Winter Solstice
- 10/8/13: Museum of Natural and Cultural History set for annual archaeology lecture series
- 10/2/13: UO archaeologist Thomas Connolly to receive Earle A. Chiles Award
- 10/1/13: Museum of Natural and Cultural History invites families to dig into the past
- 9/26/13: Museum of Natural and Cultural History welcomes new volunteers
- 9/18/13: UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History to acquire Arctic Collection
- 9/17/13: UO Museum of Natural and Cultural History welcomes Ray Troll
- 6/11/13: UO museums team up to celebrate graduation with Art and Culture Weekend
- 5/10/13: Book by three University of Oregon archaeologists lands state award
- 4/24/13: UO's Jon Erlandson elected into American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- 4/1/13: Archaeological Field School certified by the Register of Professional Archaeologists
- 3/1/13: New photography exhibit explores ancient ruins of the American Southwest
- 2/6/13: Museum of Natural and Cultural History celebrates Darwin Days
- 1/14/13: Museum of Natural and Cultural History to unveil historical archaeology exhibit
The Museum of Natural and Cultural History is more than its exhibits or collections; it's more than the ground-breaking research being conducted by our staff or the educational programming it offers to students. This museum is a community - and an amazing one at that. Take a look at our new photo gallery and you'll see some of the wonderful people that make MNCH such an incredible place to be!
75th Anniversary Video
In 2010 the museum celebrated its 75th anniversary. A video was commissioned to mark the occasion. It also provides a wonderful introduction to the museum.