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Utahs state paleontologist, James Madsen Jr., assembling the skeleton of an Allosaurus. (Courtesy NHMU)

Alexander: Protect Fossils From Privatization

By CJ Alexander, Opinion Writer December 28, 2021

  As a kid, I was obsessed with dinosaurs. I still am. My fascination with these creatures started when I watched "Jurassic Park" (1993) for the first time with my grandpa. I thought about paleontology...

Beehives outside the Mariott Honors Community on campus. Feb. 1, 2021. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Beehive State’s Flagship University Becomes a Certified Bee Campus

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer February 9, 2021

    The University of Utah has been making strides since 2012 to create safe havens for bees on campus, which has culminated in the U becoming a certified Bee Campus USA affiliate in December...

(Inside the Natural History Museum of Utah | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Amidst a Pandemic, the NHMU Goes Virtual

By Kayleigh Silverstein, Special Projects Managing Editor, News Writer May 11, 2020

  While Salt Lake City and Utah, in general, have not seen a devastating spread of COVID-19 compared to the rest of the country, local businesses and cultural centers like museums continue to be...

(Courtesy of Natural History Museum of Utah)

Natural History Museum Highlights Utah Nature in New Exhibit

By Alison Myers, Arts Writer November 5, 2019

Foxes creep behind houses, birds of many species fill the space with their distinct songs, and plants flutter in the wind — everything inside the “Nature All Around Us” exhibit, celebrating 50 years...

(The Natural History Museum of Utah | Courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Taste of Summer Brings Together Local Utah Vendors

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor August 23, 2019

  This article was published in print on Aug. 5, 2019. Ice cream, chocolate, gelato, churros, cupcakes, honey, barbecue and salsa all came together during the Taste of Summer food festival on...

(Photo Courtesy of Mitchell Power)

NHMU Researcher Connects Past and Present Through Plants

By Stefanie Arevalo April 6, 2015

They’re no crystal ball, but Mitchell Power, curator of the Herbarium Collection at the Natural History Museum of Utah, uses plants to study the past. When doing so, he always starts his research...

Solar Eclipse Wows Museum Crowd

October 26, 2014

The smog was thin yesterday, leaving the Oquirrh Mountains and the Salt Lake Valley visible to the crowd on the terrace of the Natural History Museum of Utah. But the crowd ignored that panorama to stare...

(Photo Courtesy of Mark Loewen)

Move over Triceratops

August 1, 2014

U professor Mark Loewen helped discover a new dinosaur species this summer. Loewen says the species, called Mercuriceratops gemini, is named after the Roman god Mercury because of its characteristic wing-like...

Professor examines genius of dog, human interaction

April 12, 2013

Audiences at The City Library on Thursday night got a taste of what it’s like to be a dog. The fourth and final lecture in the Science of Being Human lecture series presented by the Natural History...