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UND space suit featured at Smithsonian museum

August 12, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS An image of an experimental space suit developed at the University of North Dakota is on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. Continue Reading

SD state museum becomes affiliate of Smithsonian

January 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) The South Dakota State Historical Society’s museum in Pierre has become an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.
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American Indian’s remains returning to Nebraska tribe

December 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

WINNEBAGO, Neb. (AP) A Winnebago man’s remains soon will be turned over to his tribe for burial after being stored for decades at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History.
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Finding of the shrew: DSU research team makes rare discovery of mammal twice

September 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

For the second time in as many summers, a Dickinson State University research team has discovered a rare shrew not found in North Dakota for nearly 100 years. Continue Reading

DSU finds rare, tiny shrew

March 30, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Though tiny, Dickinson State University officials say a shrew weighing 5 grams captured in Billings County is a huge find. Continue Reading

What’s that tree? Try Smithsonian’s new app to see

June 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

If you’ve ever wondered what type of tree was nearby but didn’t have a guide book, a new smartphone app allows users with no formal training to satisfy their curiosity and contribute to science at the same time. Continue Reading

New mobile app identifies trees using photos of leafs

June 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

You think that you shall never see a mobile app that identifies a tree? Think again. Continue Reading

Farrah Fawcett’s historic iconic red swimsuit donated to Smithsonian

February 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON (AP) The red swimsuit that helped make “Charlie’s Angels” actress Farrah Fawcett a 1970s icon became part of the Smithsonian’s collection Wednesday on what would have been her 64th birthday.
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Portrait Gallery presents ’Peanuts’ creator Schulz

October 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune

A photograph of “Peanuts” comic strip creator Charles Schulz is being presented to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in recognition of his impact on millions of people around the world. Continue Reading