Apr
28

Ability Pittsburgh helps students sharpen life skills

“Enlightening and a great experience…I have learned more about the opportunities that are out there.” This was the overall sentiment of the 350 students with disabilities who attended Ability Pittsburgh on April 16 at the Senator John Heinz History Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate. Coming from schools throughout the city, the students, aged 14 to 21,… Continue reading Ability Pittsburgh helps students sharpen life skills

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Apr
28

Staff in the News

Natural History John Kress, curator and research scientist in the Department of Botany, and SI Libraries curator Leslie Overstreet were featured April 12 in a special segment of “CBS Sunday Morning” that highlighted his collaboration with photographer Jonathan Singer on Botanica Magnifica. The original folio copy of this magnificent collection of photographs of rare plants… Continue reading Staff in the News