Collective Wisdom: Cross-Sector Collaborations

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We often hear talk about engaging in partnerships and collaborations, which can take a wide variety of forms and cover a vast range of topics, but we rarely talk about cross-sector collaborations between… Continue reading

Preparing for the *Hybrid SPNHC 2022 Conference

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After the unexpected switch to virtual conferences due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SPNHC 2022 conference is returning as a hybrid format in Edinburgh, Scotland from June 5th to 10th! The local planning… Continue reading

SPNHC Committee Highlights – Part 1

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Are you an emerging professional who is looking to get involved with SPNHC, but don’t know how? Of course, you can always join the Emerging Professionals Committee (EPC) to help create blog and… Continue reading

Introducing a New Emerging Professionals Committee!

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Hello, everyone! We hope that you all had safe and restful summers. We are writing to update you on the leadership and goals of the SPNHC Emerging Professionals Committee (EPC). While the majority… Continue reading

Small Herbaria as Repositories for Invasive Species and Federal Noxious Weed Vouchers in Collaborative Research

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Guest post by Travis D. Marsico This blog post is derived from a talk I gave at SPNHC 2016 in Berlin. My collaborators on the research (and the talk) were Jennifer N. Reed, Chelsea… Continue reading

U.S. Presidential Candidates Answer ScienceDebate 2016 Questions

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WASHINGTON, D.C., September 13, 2016 —Three of the four major candidates for United States president have responded to America’s Top 20 Presidential Science, Engineering, Technology, Health and Environmental  Questions. The nonprofit advocacy group ScienceDebate.org has posted their… Continue reading

OVER 50 LEADING AMERICAN NONPARTISAN ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES TO ADDRESS MAJOR ISSUES IN SCIENCE, ENGINEERING, TECHNOLOGY, HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT

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WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2016 — A blue-ribbon coalition of fifty-six leading U.S. nonpartisan organizations, representing more than 10 million scientists and engineers, are calling on U.S. Presidential candidates to address a set… Continue reading

Emerging Professionals Events at SPNHC 2016 in Berlin & T-shirts!

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In preparation for the upcoming SPNHC Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany (June 19-25), here is a summary of the events planned and hosted by the Emerging Professionals Committee: T-Shirt Information Shirts in various… Continue reading

How to Rule with Impunity! (or just have a Productive Museum Class with Visiting Students)

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Guest post by Katherine Hoppe One of the most rewarding things about working in the museum field is seeing a person’s eyes light up as they discover something new for the first time.… Continue reading