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Posted 05/21/2018 by cruzjad

Greetings all! Since this is my first blog posting I feel like a short background on myself is in order. For starters my name is Nicholas Lewis and I am a senior at UNI majoring in Anthropology with a focus on archaeology and museum studies. My current direction of study is material culture and artifact research. While I am a new employee at the museum it is... Read More





Posted 03/27/2018 by cruzjad

Last month, I got to help Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts from the surrounding area earn a badge through a visit to the UNI Museum. We started our day with a tour through one of our exhibits that opened last fall: Right Side Up: The Art and Life of Herb Hake. The girls particularly enjoyed Hake’s drawing, “The Iowa Farmer”. Herb Hake was known for his radio... Read More





Posted 03/05/2018 by cruzjad

Anastasia is one of our two Friends of the UNI Museum collections assistant. She comes to us from the Department of Art, and also works with Darrell Taylor in the Gallery of Art as a preparator. She's been doing some great work... Read More





Posted 03/01/2018 by cruzjad

Ryley is our newest Educational Assistant. She worked as an Office Assistant with us during the Fall semester, and previously worked with Camp Adventure over the summer. She's been a great addition to our team and we... Read More





Posted 02/27/2018 by cruzjad

I have the privilege to announce activities of the Friends of UNI Museum that support programming of the museum. First a short overview describing “The Friends of the UNI Museum”

The... Read More





Posted 12/19/2017 by cruzjad

The UNI Museum prides itself on working with many organizations across campus. This semester alone we have worked with students from the Department of Chemistry to do instrumental analysis of our mastadon tusk (read more here), had... Read More