distinguished-lecture

distinguished lecture

Distinguished Lecture: Nutrition and Wild Orangutans: Insights Into Human Health
February 27, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Hear Dr. Erin Vogel at the HMNS (Rebloged from the Leakey Foundation)   Who doesn’t love orangutans? These highly intelligent, critically endangered great apes that live in the tropical forests of Sumatra and Borneo have faces with such character, such personality, they always make for great, powerful pictures. We are always excited when The Leakey […]

Bridging the Gap (Over The River Kwai): HMNS Distinguished Lecture And Film Screening
February 25, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

    Bridge over the River Kwai, 1943. Artist: Rawlings, Leo. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Following the successful surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese Imperial forces launched a series of campaigns to expand their influence and grab strategic points across China and the islands of the Pacific.   In early 1942 the Imperial forces […]

Discover new secrets of ancient Egypt with guest lecturers
April 21, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

This week, more than 400 folks interested in all things ancient Egyptian are making their way to Houston for the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Research Center in Egypt. Running from April 24 to 26, this is the first year the conference is being held in Houston, and perhaps it has something to do […]

From white dwarves to dark matter: 75 years of discovery at McDonald Observatory
January 14, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s Note: Today’s post comes to you from Rebecca Johnson, Editor of the StarDate Magazine at the McDonald Observatory. A year-long celebration is underway to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the University of Texas at Austin’s McDonald Observatory, with the first event of 2014 being held at HMNS on Tues., Jan. 14 with a public […]


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