August 10, 2007 – Washington, DC –Beginning this September, the Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences will bring top scientists and policy experts together in a series of public programs to discuss important scientific issues of the day, including the global burden of infectious disease, the latest breakthroughs in energy technology, and scientific and ethical issues surrounding stem cell research. On the cultural side, the Princeton Laptop Orchestra will appear at the museum in their debut performance in Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC - Daniel E. Koshland Jr., eminent scientist and founder of the Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences, died in California on July 23. Koshland was a professor of biochemistry at the University of California at Berkeley and long-time member of the National Academy of Sciences.
May 23, 2007 – Washington, DC – This summer, the Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences will offer a sample of public programs about an essential resource – water. From a global perspective, find out about the power of extreme waves. Bringing the subject closer to home, examine the special issues of the Chesapeake Bay watershed and the introduction of non-native oysters.
March 16, 2007 – Washington, DC – The Marian Koshland Science Museum has put together a schedule of public events to usher in the spring. To celebrate its new interactive exhibit, Infectious Disease: Evolving Challenges to Human Health, the Marian Koshland Science Museum will host a day of hands-on activities for the entire family on Saturday, March 31. Programs in April and May provide an opportunity to investigate food safety, kitchen chemistry, comedy, and cognitive health.
March 2, 2007 – Washington, DC – The threat of infectious disease can be felt in all corners of the globe, from the rapid spread of HIV/AIDS, to the search for vaccines that can protect against new strains of the flu. Infectious disease is a global burden, affecting policy decisions and personal health choices around the world.
January 12, 2007 – Washington, DC – The Marian Koshland Science Museum’s hands-on exhibit on DNA will close Sunday, Feb. 25, to make way for a new exhibit on infectious diseases and global health.
December 21, 2006 – Washington, DC – The Marian Koshland Science Museum invites the general public to attend its upcoming program of winter events. From the chance to explore intersections of technology and culture with Internet artist Jonathan Harris, to a discussion of how DNA evidence can explain the past, visitors will have the opportunity to explore some of the ways that science, medicine, and technology touch our lives. These public programs will also offer visitors a last chance to see the museum's "Putting DNA to Work" exhibit, which closes on Sunday, Feb.
September 18, 2006 - WASHINGTON, DC -- The Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences today announced that it received a $636,900 grant from Kenneth E. Behring, founder of the Global Health and Education Foundation, to develop a web-based resource to inform decision makers around the world about the importance of safe drinking water -- and what they can do to meet this need.
September 12, 2006 – Washington, DC – The Marian Koshland Science Museum of the National Academy of Sciences and NRTA: AARP’s Educator Community announced today a collaborative public program series, Staying Sharp. The series will engage adults in discussion with experts on health and active lifestyles.
August 8, 2006-Washington, DC -This fall the Marian Koshland Science Museum invites you to explore the connection between brain health and staying sharp, admire the beauty of phenomena revealed by microscopes, and discover lost crops of ancient communities. The museum is located at 6th and E streets, N.W., and is easily accessible by Metro. For more information e-mail email@example.com, or call 202-334-1201. A list of programs follows.
Arts on Foot
Saturday, Sept. 16, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.