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Museum News

January 1, 2010

Congratulations to both Dr. Karen Chin and Dr. Dena Smith for receiving tenure from the University of Colorado this past fall.

January 1, 2010

The Museum is very pleased to partner with the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), a venerable and highly regarded organization that encourages both first class scholarship and active public study and participation in archaeology.

January 1, 2010

Jen Shannon, Ph.D., Curator and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, is our newest faculty member. Full of energy, enthusiasm, and a rich background, she brings a fresh spirit and new vision to the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History. We are pleased to count her amongst our ranks!

February 3, 2010

The Museum Awards program provides grants of up to $1,200 for a 12-month period to support research in museum‐related studies, including life sciences, earth sciences, history, anthropology, and museum‐based education and outreach.

June 4, 2010

Ever wondered what it's like to spend a summer catching insects, observing foxes, or digging up fossils? How do paleontologists and archaeologists know where to dig? How many species of grasshoppers live in Colorado? What was Colorado like 34 million years ago? How is climate change affecting Colorado's plants and animals?


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)
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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)