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Science Friday’s #CephalopodWeek film features DMNH scientist

DMNH Curator of Mollusks Elizabeth Shea, Ph.D., is featured in a short film for this year's #cephalopodweek from Science Friday. From the film's introduction: "Deep below the sea surface, giant squid fight off predatory sperm whales–stirring legendary tales of epic battles. Yet for all it’s infamy, discovering how many of these enormous cephalopods are lurking [...]

2017-07-12T23:55:42+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Blog, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks, Press Releases|0 Comments

DMNH marine scientist joins international research expedition

Northern Neighbors expedition focuses on deepwater communities in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada through June 22 Elizabeth Shea, Ph.D., curator of mollusks at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, joined an international team of scientists spending 15 days at sea aboard NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Ship Henry Bigelow exploring canyon and slope habitats [...]

2017-07-12T23:55:42+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Blog, DMNH Spotlight, Mollusks, Press Releases|0 Comments

Senator Coons to host exclusive screening of Warlords of Ivory in ongoing effort to tackle global challenge of wildlife trafficking

Learn about connections between wildlife trafficking and international security and stability at a screening of the National Geographic Explorer film, Warlords of Ivory, followed by a panel discussion featuring local, national and international experts on Friday, April 7, from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Delaware Museum of Natural History, hosted with Senator Chris Coons (D-Del), People to People [...]

2017-07-12T23:55:43+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

Free Programs for Early Childhood Educators

New Science Up: Birds and Bugs professional development program for early childhood educators All DMNH professional development classes are FREE through early May Science Up: Birds & Bugs, the newest professional development workshop for educators from the Delaware Museum of Natural History, has received Quality Assured status through the Professional Development Department at [...]

2017-07-12T23:55:43+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Shorebird and horseshoe crab connection highlighted in new film from the Delaware Shorebird Project

Shorebird and horseshoe crab connection highlighted in new film from the Delaware Shorebird Project Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection film educates, entertains and encourages ecotourism The Delaware Shorebird Project today premiered Feast on the Beach: The Delaware Bay Horseshoe Crab Shorebird Connection, a film produced to raise [...]

2017-07-12T23:55:43+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Birds, Blog, Press Releases|0 Comments

Mollusk Meeting coming to Delaware

Mollusk Meeting coming to Delaware Malacologists from all over the United States will bring their knowledge and enthusiasm for mollusks to Delaware in July for the American Malacological Society’s Annual Meeting, to be held at the University of Delaware in July. DMNH’s Curator of Mollusks Elizabeth Shea, Ph.D. is the current president of the organization [...]

2017-01-31T21:01:02+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Discovery online|0 Comments

du Pont Trophy

The du Pont Trophy She paints seashells by the seashore Shells in the research collection are the artistic inspiration for the du Pont Trophy, painted by artist Lauren Sweeney and awarded at shell shows across the country for the overall outstanding exhibit. This year’s trophy was based on the Schoonover shells, donated to DMNH by [...]

2017-01-31T20:40:47+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Discovery online|0 Comments