To commemorate the birthday of "The Greatest," we revisit the life of Muhammad Ali, one of America's most iconic athletes. Continue reading Happy birthday to “The Greatest”
A special message of gratitude and warm wished for a happy new year from Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch, III. Continue reading Happy New Year!
The recipients of the 2019 Smithsonian Education Awards for Achievement and Innovation were announced by Secretary Bunch Dec. 17. Continue reading 2019 Smithsonian Education Award winners announced
Jane Milosch will pursue her interest in international cultural heritage at the university of Glasgow. Continue reading Jane Milosch is departing for Scotland
Smithsonian volunteers may not be paid, but there are other compensations, such as the opportunity to go on special tours, get insider insights on exhibitions and—cookies! Continue reading Enrichment Replay: Wrapping up 2019
This week we learned of an enormous structure of hot gas in the middle of the Milky Way. We’re fairly certain it did not originate on Earth. But then again… Continue reading ICYMI: Highlights from the week than was January 3 – January 10, 2020
January 17, 1883. The Board of Regents asks Congress for more money for the U.S. National Museum. They don't get it. Continue reading Today in Smithsonian History: January 17, 1883