News and Highlights
January 4, 2021
In this spotlight, we take a moment to highlight the life and extensive career of Emeritus Curator and dear friend Dr. Stephen Cairns
September 30, 2020
It is with great sadness that we share the passing of dear friend Marilyn Schotte
August 14, 2020
Join us in taking a look back to reflect on our methods for storing collections and how they have evolved over the course of twenty years.
July 15, 2020
All eyes are on marine invertebrates for the summer update to wildly popular video game Animal Crossing: New Horizons
July 15th, 2020
A quick look at tiger cowries and the anatomy of snails
February 28th, 2020
We take a moment to meet our volunteers at the Museum Support Center who provide a key role in processing our vast collections
November 14th, 2019
A welcome to two new curators for the department, John Pfeiffer and Andrea Quattrini
October 7th, 2019
A look into what some hardworking and motivated undergraduate students were up to this summer at MSC
July 1st, 2019
Provides a summary of the 2019 Corpus Christi BioBlitz hosted by the Smithsonian's MarineGEO program.
May 20th, 2019
Highlights the work of curator emeritus Dr. Rafael Lemaitre, his extensive history in crustacean research, and his most recent scientific accomplishments.