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Inspired by energy: Get poetic and win a tour of the Wiess Energy Hall
July 24, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

In the time before TV or radio, people had to entertain themselves. Some of the quickest games to start were word games.  Either take a theme and pun away, or set up different rules like starting the next word with the letter that ended the previous word.  For more formal entertainment, you could create a […]

The votes have been tallied: Your new mascot is called…
May 21, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Tiny the Tyrannosaurus rex! You all sure appreciate a sense of irony — Tiny won our naming contest with 104 votes over Tex’s 85. The remaining nominated names trailed behind, with Huey coming in at 19 votes, Sam with 10 and Amigo with eight. We’ve gotta say, we were pulling for Tiny all along. Just […]

What’s in a name? Prizes, for one thing! VOTE for your favorite moniker and grant the submittor a guided tour of the new paleo hall
May 14, 2012 · 6 Comments

You’ve made your nominations, and the academy has deliberated. We even put the top five names you guys submitted for our new T-Rex Trying mascot in crisp ecru envelopes and everything. We hired a calligrapher and borrowed ball gowns! I’ve gotten carried away, haven’t I? Well this much is true: We’ve selected our favorite five […]

Help us help you: Name our new paleontological pal and win a guided tour of the new Hall of Paleontology!
May 10, 2012 · 32 Comments

By now you all should be acquainted with our new mascot: He’ll be hanging out with us for the indefinite future, and it occurred to us that it might be polite to give him a name. Well, that hasn’t gone smoothly, as you might imagine. In fact, the entire process reminds me of the infamous […]



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