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Skeletons, Citrus and Science! This Week’s Happenings At HMNS
October 1, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Beauty and Morphology of Insects by Erin Mills Characteristics and adaptations of these unique and misunderstood creatures will be explored by Erin Mills, Director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center. Living exotic beetles, giant katydids, walking sticks, hissing cockroaches, beautiful butterflies and other exciting arthropods will compliment this special presentation and tour of the […]

Mastodon Monday To Skin Saturday: This Week’s Happenings At HMNS
September 24, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Facing the Past – Cases in Forensic Sculpture by Amanda Danning Forensic sculptor Amanda Danning performs facial reconstructions on skulls whose true appearance is unknown. She has worked on the most exciting anthropology finds in North America as well as contemporary criminal cases. Danning’s captivating presentation will combine history and technology, forensics and […]

Mayan Monday To Forensics Friday And Everything In Between: This Week’s Happenings At HMNS
September 17, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Behind The Scenes Tour of the Cockrell Butterfly Center Plus Greenhouses HMNS entomologists and horticulturists will take you behind the scenes of the containment room and rooftop greenhouses–areas not open to the public–where staff cares for the Museum’s caterpillars, butterflies, other insects, food plants for the butterflies. In addition to the behind-the-scenes zones, you will […]

From Murder Monday to Fossil Friday, Here’s This Week’s Happenings At HMNS
September 10, 2018 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Jack the Ripper: Patterns and Confusion by D. Kim Rossmo Jack the Ripper of Victorian London, perhaps the most infamous serial killers in history, has fascinated experts and amateurs for 130 years. His identity, however, remains a mystery. Expert in Criminology and pioneer of cutting-edge geographic profiling techniques, Dr. Kim Rossmo will use […]



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