Together We Thrive MCI Summer 2023 Internship (Paid), Deadline for applications: 2/15/23
Spring 2023 Collections Internship - closing date 12/2/22
Job Opening: Director, Museum Conservation Institute, Closing Date: 11/1/22
Katharyn Hanson (MCI Secretary's Scholar and Cultural Heritage Preservation Scholar) was an author and team organizer for the SCRI Ukraine project's newest report Potential Damage to Ukrainian Cultural Heritage Sites and dashboard at the Conflict Observatory Publication Site.
Law Enforcement Receive Advanced Training to Counter Threats to Cultural Heritage, US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 9/12/22
Virtual Workshop Trains Law Enforcement to Disrupt Trafficking in Cultural Property from Latin America, US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, 8/26/22
Keats Webb (Imaging Scientist), work with the National Museum of Natural History was referenced in How Indigenous Groups Are Using 3-D Technology to Preserve Ancient Practices by Rachel Parsons, Scientific American, 6/29/22
Virtual Workshop Trains Law Enforcement to Disrupt Trafficking of Central Asian Cultural Property, Tweet from the @HeritageAtState US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. 4/5/22
Ed Vicenzi's (Research Scientist) SEM images were used by Jamie Weaver (Research Associate) in an artistic illustration of virion filtration by a microfiber COVID-19 mask. The illustration won 1st prize in the Fine Particle Art Competition of the American Association of Aerosol Research (AAAR) and is being used to advertise the AAAR 2002 Annual Conference. 4/22
Ed Vicenzi's (Research Scientist) microscopy images of face coverings used in the Royal Institution of Great Britain's 2021 Christmas Lectures are now freely available for viewing on the Institution's website - Lecture 2/3 entitled "Going viral: How Covid changed science forever - The perfect storm." 3/22
Rebecca Kaczkowski (Preventive Conservator) provided an invited contribution "Are we following the wrong rules?" exploring the term "best practice" and its impact on preservation decision-makers, in the WhatIsConservation blog series supported by the University of Delaware Art Conservation Department. 2/22
Going viral: How Covid changed science forever - The perfect storm, Royal Institution of Great Britain's Christmas Lectures 2021 hosted by England's Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Jonathan Van-Tam 12/29/21
The work of the Smithsonian, including MCI staff Jessica S. Johnson (Head of Conservation), Brian M. Lione (International Cultural Heritage Protection Program Manager), and Katharyn Hanson (Cultural Heritage Preservation Scholar), was acknowledged in a World Monuments Fund Press Release World Monuments Fund Collaborates on Design for Mosul Cultural Museum Rehabilitation, with posts on Twitter, and Facebook.
Heritage and Capacity Building in Iraq Today, SCRI Facebook Live, 6/30/20
Exotisme et privilège dans une tombe du début du XIXe siècle à Nancy (Meurthe-et-Moselle), 6/18
A Portrait of Immortality, Faded, 7/20/13