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December 10, 2020

Faculty Spotlight – Regan Pro

This post is part of the Museology Faculty spotlight series, which consists of short interviews with our faculty to discuss and reflect on inclusive teaching, their learning outcomes, some of their course highlights, and what they’ve learned adjusting to teaching online through the pandemic. Our next spotlight is with Regan Pro, who teaches a course…


November 21, 2020

Group Fieldwork Internship

This past summer, the Museology Program piloted a new Group Fieldwork Internship Program for current Museology students, recent graduates, and local organizations to work in a problem space defined by the organization. The post below discusses how this pilot program came about in light of the coronavirus pandemic:


October 23, 2020

Angie Ong Faculty Spotlight

This is the first spotlight of the Museology Faculty spotlight series, which consists of short interviews with our faculty to discuss and reflect on inclusive teaching, their learning outcomes, some of their course highlights, and what they’ve learned adjusting to teaching online through the pandemic. Our first spotlight is with Angie Ong, who teaches the…


June 5, 2020

Carrying on through the Covid Crisis: Talking Remote Internships with Sarah Huckaby

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the way that we work and learn.  It has not, however, stopped our students from pursuing internships remotely and building their resumes in preparation for careers in museums, whatever they may look like moving forward.  One such student is Sarah Huckaby (Class of 2021), who has…


May 11, 2020

Creating a Culture of Evaluation – Sena Dawes (Alumni Spotlight)

Sena Dawes (Class of 2016) is the Manager of Institutional Evaluation at the Missouri Historical Society. Prior to taking on her current position, Sena had served as their Coordinator of Evaluation & Audience Development. As an exemplar of our specialization in evaluation, we reached out to Sena to learn more about the storied career she…


May 1, 2020

By the Numbers: The Diverse Theses of the Class of 2020

Recently, our second-year students delivered short presentations on their thesis work for their peers and faculty, providing a glimpse into the awesome variety of research and projects our graduating students are undertaking.  Not only do these presentations give insight into the breadth of topics our students undertake, but also showcases the tremendous work students has…


April 20, 2020

Making Meaning: New Models of Museum Interpretation (Course Highlight)

We at the UW Museology Graduate Program are pleased to include a wide array classes, covering every area of museum practice, in our curriculum.  For the last two years, we have been delighted for the chance to offer a course on museum interpretation.  What follows is one student’s reflection on how this course has helped…


February 28, 2020

Serving Small Museums – Faithe Miller Lakowicz (Alumni Spotlight)

I graduated with the UW Museology Class of 2015 and have been working for small museums ever since. I really stumbled into the world of small museums more than I sought it out deliberately, but through experience I’ve found that the environment of a smaller institution suits me personally and can be a great step…


February 4, 2020

Training Students for the Future of Museums – Community Engagement (Course Highlight)

In Fall Quarter 2019, the University of Washington Museology Graduate Program was pleased to offer our Community Engagement course for the second time, taught by Dr. Meena Selvakumar.  Meena has a long history with community engagement. “The very first project that I led and for which I received a federal grant was to develop a…


January 3, 2020

Mounting “Stories in Every Stitch” at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

I have in my wallet a rectangle of wallpaper, perhaps two inches by four inches. Everyone on the team for this year’s Directed Fieldwork in Exhibit Installation course got one, handed to us by our instructor after a weekend of work installing Stories in Every Stitch at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. As…



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