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2nd Thursday Science Talks

2nd Thursday Science Talks take place on the second Thursday of each month from 6 to 7 p.m., October through May.  Attendance is free thanks to generous contributions of all sizes to the VMNH Discovery Fund.  Presentations are delivered by VMNH curators, research associates and collaborating scientists.  Geared towards audiences with a keen interest in science, the presentations also increase awareness of the varied and unique scientific career paths available for local students.

October 12
Brian Williams, Virginia Program Manager, Dan River Basin Association

November 9
Please join us for a special presentation at the Museum & Archives of Rockingham County in Reidsville, NC from 6 to 8 p.m. as we celebrate the opening of a joint exhibit highlighting the natural history of the Dan River Basin.

December 14
Dr. Nancy Moncrief, Curator of Mammalogy, VMNH

January 11, 2018
Dr. DorothyBelle Poli, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Roanoke College

February 8, 2018
Dr. Alex Hastings, Assistant Curator of Paleontology, VMNH

March 8, 2018
Dr. Jim Beard, Senior Curator of Earth Sciences

April 12, 2018
Dr. Kal Ivanov, Assistant Curator of Recent Invertebrates

May 10, 2018
Dr. Elizabeth Moore, Curator of Archaeology



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