The Museum was recently awarded $1 million from the National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award Program to conduct citizen science-based research about taste, one of the largest research grants in the Museum’s history.
Monty Cleworth remembers his childhood visits to the Museum as if they were yesterday. Exploring the dioramas and even hosting one of his birthday parties in Gates Planetarium developed his interest in the natural world and his commitment to being a lifelong learner. (September 2013)
For Ed and Pat Martin, the Museum isn't just a place they go to volunteer; it's a lifestyle. (August 2012)
For Peter and Cathy Dea, science is a lifelong passion. (August 2012)
Paul and Harriet Rosen -- longtime Museum volunteers -- wanted high school students to have the opportunity to discover their full potential, so they helped provide seed money for the Teen Science Scholars program. (August 2012)
The McConahey and Talley families have supported the Museum for years, as donors, advocates, and volunteers on boards and committees. Now, Ben and Tiffany are carrying on the family tradition.