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NEA Big Read @ Duquesne: Keynote Address

Keynote Address

Keynote Address


A public talk from the renowned science communicator and Chief Curiosity Correspondent at the Field Museum in Chicago

Event Info

Event Information

Date: Monday, March 23, 2020

Time of Event: 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Location: Student Union Ballroom

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Emily Graslie was born and raised in Rapid City, South Dakota. After moving to Missoula, Montana to pursue an undergraduate degree in fine art painting, she fell in love with the campus vertebrate research collection as a place of artistic inspiration. What started off as a passionate volunteering position within a small museum eventually transformed into a full-time career as an advocate for these under-appreciated repositories. Now she lives in Chicago, and work as The Field Museum's 'Chief Curiosity Correspondent,' where she uses a variety of new media to communicate the importance of natural history museums with the world.


→ Check out Emily Graslie's website to learn more about her!