A preschooler sends a toy car whizzing across a track and down a ramp. With a teacher’s guidance, this four-year-old can also learn about force and motion: the science behind her play.
State Museum scientists and Nebraska's Department of Entomology professors and students will help visitors learn more about incredible six-legged invertebrates at the Sunday with a Scientist program at Morrill Hall on June 11.
Archie and his fossil friends at the University of Nebraska State Museum at Morrill Hall, 645 N. 14th St., are staying up late to help museum visitors explore science and natural history topics from 6 to 10 p.m. June 8.
The University of Nebraska State Museum – including Ashfall Fossil Beds, Morrill Hall and the Trailside Museum of Natural History – with the International Quilt Study Center and Museum and the Sheldon Museum of Art will offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families and the Department of Defense.
Gwen Bachman has been named interim director of the University Honors Program. A search for a permanent director will begin in the fall.