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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

It’s Our Two Year Anniversary!

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Cracking the Collections is two years old this month! The blog was viewed more than 8,000 times in 2015, and visited by nearly 4,500 people globally. We would like to extend our thanks… Continue reading

Emerging Professionals events at SPNHC 2015 & winner of the t-shirt design contest announced!

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In preparation for the upcoming SPNHC 30th Annual Meeting in Gainesville, Florida (May 17-23), here is a summary of the events planned and hosted by the Emerging Professionals Committee: Emerging Professionals Night Out. Monday, May 18 at… Continue reading

SPNHC T-Shirt Competition!

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Hello All, The Emerging Professionals Committee of SPNHC is hosting a T-Shirt Design Competition! It’s open to ALL SPNHC MEMBERS, and the deadline to submit designs is May 1st. All designs will be put to a… Continue reading

One Year Anniversary of Cracking the Collections!

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Cracking the Collections is celebrating its one year anniversary! We’ve introduced a new layout to make it easier to browse past articles; tell us what you think in the comments. We would like… Continue reading

Welcome to Cracking the Collections

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Welcome to Cracking the Collections – a blog created by the SPNHC EPG. [That’s the “Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections: Emerging Professionals Group” for the uninitiated] We started this blog… Continue reading