biology


Forgotten No More: Rediscovering Remarkable Women (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

Mary Lou Williams, ca. 1946, by William P. Gottlieb Forgotten No More: Rediscovering Remarkable Women Part of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, Because of Her Story PROGRAM DESCRIPTION From a 17th-century workshop in the Netherlands to a classroom in 1660 in Frankfurt, to the streets of Washington in the […]


⭐ Webinar Series: The Wild Side of STEAM (Smithsonian National Zoo) – VIRTUAL

What’s under her microscope? This month we’ll meet Dr. Kali Holder, veterinary pathologist at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Find out how Kali’s job is like that of a detective, searching for the clues of diseases and cause of death in animals at the Zoo and in the wild. Get a glimpse […]


Meet Dr. Rita Colwell, Author of ‘A Lab of One’s Own’ (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for A Lab of One’s Own with Dr. Rita Colwell. Rita Colwell is one of the top scientists in America: the groundbreaking microbiologist who discovered how cholera survives between epidemics and the former head of the National Science Foundation. But when she first applied for a graduate fellowship in […]


⭐ Pandemic Perspectives: Racing for Vaccines (Smithsonian National Museum of American History) – VIRTUAL

  Join curators and historians for an engaging series of panels offering perspectives on the current pandemic. Panelists will virtually share objects from the past as a springboard to a lively discussion of how to better understand the present. Audience questions are encouraged and will be addressed in the moderated […]


The Next Great Migration: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move (Politics & Prose) – VIRTUAL

This event will be streamed online as part of our P&P Live! Series. The news today is full of stories of dislocated people on the move; wild species, too, are escaping warming seas and desiccated lands, creeping, swimming, and flying in a mass exodus from their past habitats. News media […]