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February 9, 2006

The University of Colorado at Boulder Museum of Natural History is teaming up with volunteers to upgrade conservation efforts for what is considered to be one of the finest Southwest textile collections in the world.

April 24, 2006

Hands-on workshop fun for kids grades K-6th.

August 23, 2006

Do you have an interest in the museum and enjoy learning new things? Do you think it would be fun to explore the museum�s exhibits and collections with children? Then we have the volunteer opportunity for you!

August 1, 2006

Dr. Linda S. Cordell has retired as Director of the CU Museum. Linda served as Director for an astonishing 13 years! She was also a professor in the Department of Anthropology.

August 1, 2006

Tom A. Ranker became the Interim Director of the CU Museum upon the retirement of Director Linda Cordell. Tom has been the Curator of the Botany Section of the Museum since Fall of 1990, he is a Professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and an Affiliate Graduate Faculty member in Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences at the University of Hawai`i at Manoa. He has degrees in Environmental Studies (B.A., 1974, California State University-Sacramento), Biology (M.A., 1982, Humboldt State University), and Botany (Ph.D., 1987, University of Kansas).


Press Information & Resources

For press kits for temporary exhibits, see the temporary exhibit pages in the Exhibits Section. General press information and resources for the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History can be found below.

About the Museum (PDF, 437 KB)

Museum Logo (color JPEG, 80 KB)
Museum Logo (color PSD, 875 KB, requires Adobe Photoshop)

Press Photos

Photo credit line should read ©University of Colorado Museum of Natural History unless otherwise noted.

All zip files contain a text file with suggested caption information; for more information on any of the photos, please contact the museum.

BioLounge Photos (8 high-res JPEGs, 31 MB zip file)
Paleontology Hall Photos (9 high-res JPEGs, 33 MB zip file)
Girls At the Museum Exploring Science Photos (8 high-res JPEGs, 43 MB zip file)
Behind the Scenes Photos (6 high-res JPEGs, 33 MB zip file)