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March 19, 2021

Museology Community Building

While this academic year has looked different with our students learning in an online environment and zooming in from different places, the Museology Graduate program and its students have worked to build community between students, faculty and staff. One of the ways that community is being built in the program is through our student groups….


February 16, 2021

Internship Spotlight – Glenys Ong Echavarri

This post is part of the Museology Paid Internship Program Spotlight series, which consists of short interviews with our students who have completed internship positions with a Museology Paid Internship partner. The interview reflects on what the student learned from the experience, the UW Museology internship program, and any advice they’d give to individuals looking…


February 2, 2021

Faculty Spotlight – Meena Selvakumar

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 Meena Selvakumar, who teaches the community…


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…



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