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April 2, 2005

Mini Tour - Fossils in our Backyard - 2:30pm in the Dino Hall

November 1, 2012

The CU Museum of Natural History has been awarded two $90,000 grants that will promote collaboration with the Navajo Nation in documenting and caring for objects in the museum's Anthropology collection as well as foster learning opportunities at home and abroad.

November 1, 2010

A highly skillful and delicate method of sharpening and retouching stone artifacts by prehistoric people appears to have been developed at least 75,000 years ago, more than 50,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to a new study led by the University of Colorado at Boulder.

March 24, 2011

Prices on all remaining Navajo Weaving-themed products in our Gift Store have been reduced. Come in now for beautiful wooden puzzles, dye charts, books and more.

February 22, 2005

Deane Bowers, Curator of Entomology, Cesar Nufio, Adjoint Curator, and Rob Guralnick, Curator of Invertebrates, received a grant of $202,201 to curate, georeference and database the Gordon Alexander Orthoptera Collection. This collection is composed of over 19,000 grasshoppers from the Rocky Mountain and plains regions of Colorado.

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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)