Posts Tagged ‘ Judy Diamond ’

Team shares $2.3 million grant for ‘Life on Earth’

Dec 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, November 18

A UNL team is collaborating with Harvard University, the University of Michigan and other institutions to develop an innovative evolution exhibit for five U.S. museums, including the Nebraska State Museum. “Life on Earth” is expected to be open to the public at the University of Nebraska State Museum (Morrill Hall) by 2012 as a permanent […]

Art, research covered

Oct 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Issue, October 29, 2009

The cover of the October issue of the National Geological Society of America’s Geology magazine featured the art of Angie Fox in relation to a story about the UNL-led ANDRILL research project. Fox is the scientific illustrator for the University of Nebraska State Museum. The cover art is from a National Science Foundation-funded education project […]

Videos feature Morrill Hall evolution exhibit

Aug 20th, 2009 | By | Category: August 20, 2009, Campus News, Issue

A series of videos featured online are showcasing elements of the University of Nebraska State Museum’s “Explore Evolution” exhibition. The “Nebraska Vignettes,” available at, were developed by Judy Diamond, professor at the NU State Museum, and Richard Dawkins, a British ethologist, evolutionary biologist and popular science author. The videos expand a collaboration between Diamond […]

Multimedia project focuses on teens

Jul 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Uncategorized

To Taylor Johnson, it’s a pretty simple formula: To capture high-school students’ attention and teach them science, start first by capturing science – on video. “It’s more creative than reading about it in a textbook,” the ninth-grader said. “I think people will get more out of it that way.” For two weeks in July, Johnson […]