March 22, 1956. A modernized Bird Hall opens in the Museum of Natural History. The 1950s were depressing. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: March 22, 1956
Legend has it that St. Patrick chased all the snakes out of Ireland. That probably wasn’t such a great idea. Continue reading Note to St. Patrick: Leave the snakes alone, please!
Every child knows that the “Tyrant Lizard King” was the biggest, baddest dinosaur of them all. But how did Tyrannosaurus rex and its close relatives become such fearsome predators? The fossilized remains of a newly discovered horse-sized dinosaur reveal the answer. Continue reading Just how DO you get to the top of the food chain?
Zebras really DO change their stripes. Continue reading All About Perspective: Zebras and Their Stripes
Searching for an enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated intern who is eager to learn and make a meaningful contribution? Come to the Project SEARCH Smithsonian Information Fair on March 9, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., in the Ripley Center, Suite 3108. Continue reading Finding opportunity through Project SEARCH
We celebrate our mothers, daughters, sisters and ourselves when we recognize the impact women have on our communities, our culture and our consciousness. Continue reading Women of Distinction