MSU Museum http://wkar.org en The stories fossils can tell http://wkar.org/post/stories-fossils-can-tell <p></p><p></p><p>Kids go crazy about dinosaur fossils at the museum. Most of us grow out of that dinosaur phase, and those dinosaurs become reminders that we are turning into fossils, at least to our kids. But fossils are much more than just old bones. They can tell stories about where we came from, and about our planet’s history. Thu, 01 May 2014 17:31:30 +0000 Joe Linstroth 53035 at http://wkar.org The stories fossils can tell MSU Museum looks at 'Turtles in Trouble' http://wkar.org/post/msu-museum-looks-turtles-trouble <p>A new exhibit at the <a href="http://museum.msu.edu/">MSU Museum</a> focuses on the plight of turtles around the world. <a href="http://museum.msu.edu/?q=node/1137">“Turtles in Trouble”</a> is meant to boost awareness of the impact humans have on turtles populations worldwide. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:42:59 +0000 Melissa Benmark 51633 at http://wkar.org MSU Museum looks at 'Turtles in Trouble' MSU prof recaptures iconic African images http://wkar.org/post/msu-prof-recaptures-iconic-african-images <p>The exhibit <a href="http://museum.msu.edu/?q=node/1086"><em>Revisiting Verger’s Dahomey</em>: <em>A Photographic Contrast</em></a> is currently on display at the Michigan State University Museum. The show presents a comparison of the images of Pierre Verger, the French photojournalist who immersed himself in the lives, customs, and beliefs of the people of Dahomey, now Benin, West Africa. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:54:39 +0000 Peter Whorf 51228 at http://wkar.org MSU prof recaptures iconic African images MSU Museum photos capture modern workers http://wkar.org/post/msu-museum-photos-capture-modern-workers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Museum has</span><a href="http://museum.msu.edu/index.php?q=node/1039" style="line-height: 1.5;"> two new photo exhibitions</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that display the work life of people around the globe. One is called “An Extraordinary Document of Our World” and &nbsp;the other is called “Detroit Resurgent.” The Detroit project will be turned into a book by the </span><a href="http://msupress.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">MSU Press</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> next year.&nbsp;</span></p><div> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:23:38 +0000 Current State 42377 at http://wkar.org MSU Museum photos capture modern workers Gettysburg 150th: Michigan's role in the Civil War Part 2 http://wkar.org/post/gettysburg-150th-michigans-role-civil-war-part-2 <p>This week marks the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the turning point of the U.S. Civil War.&nbsp; The <a href="http://museum.msu.edu">MSU Museum</a> is observing Michigan's involvement in the conflict between North and South.&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://history.msu.edu/people/faculty/roger-rosentreter/">Roger Rosentreter</a>, professor of history at Michigan State University, discusses the exhibit, "Michigan and the Civil War."</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:06:17 +0000 Current State 38512 at http://wkar.org Gettysburg 150th: Michigan's role in the Civil War Part 2 MSU Museum invites public to build exhibit http://wkar.org/post/msu-museum-invites-public-build-exhibit <p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 13:54:18 +0000 Current State 36555 at http://wkar.org MSU Museum invites public to build exhibit