‘NATURE’S ULTIMATE MACHINES’

May 7, 2018

From slug slime to whale flippers to electrical shocks, organisms have “engineered” impressive tactics to make a living on planet Earth. The museum’s special exhibit explains how some species glide through the air, endure extreme temperatures or crush 8,000 pounds in a single bite.



Construction & Commuter Updates

May 7, 2018

Road reconstruction along North Campus Dr. is set to begin on May 7. Road work will be 24/7. One eastbound lane will always be kept open for emergency vehicle access to the hospital. | Construction will begin May 7 to address inadequate pedestrian, bike and ADA access to the humanities part of campus | Road access will be closed along Student Life Way to the lot east of Lassonde. Traffic along Student Life Way down to one lane with a flagger | Sidewalk impacts near HPER East and Huntsman Basketball Facility | NHMU parking lot repaving | HPER North construction



PALEONTOLOGY PROCURES THE PRIZE

March 30, 2018

The 2018 Linda K. Amos award was presented to Carolyn (Carrie) Levitt-Bussian collections manager of paleontology at the Natural History Museum of Utah.



BIRTH OF THE ANTIQUITIES ACT

December 11, 2017

NHMU anthropological and paleontological collections include objects from areas in Utah protected by the American Antiquities Act, which authorized the U.S. president to designate land owned or controlled by the government as national monuments.



VOICES OF THE LANDSCAPE

December 4, 2017

Many families from the state’s eight Sovereign Nations gathered to honor the culture, heritage and history of indigenous people.