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At The Meadows - Spring 2015, Southern Methodist University 2015 Southern Methodist University

At The Meadows - Spring 2015, Southern Methodist University

Member Magazine

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Singer's Handbook, Fifth Edition, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2015 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Singer's Handbook, Fifth Edition, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Handbooks

The fifth edition of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus Singer's Handbook.


A New Earliest Paleocene (Puercan) Fauna From The Denver Formation In Colorado's Denver Basin, Elisa Lynn Dahlberg 2015 University of Colorado Boulder

A New Earliest Paleocene (Puercan) Fauna From The Denver Formation In Colorado's Denver Basin, Elisa Lynn Dahlberg

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

Renewed collecting from an earliest Paleocene (Puercan) locality on the eastern side of the Denver Basin has produced a diverse assemblage of Puercan vertebrates. Based on its faunal composition, low observed diversity, absence of larger, more derived middle/late Puercan taxa, and close stratigraphic proximity to the well-defined Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) boundary, the assemblage likely represents a fauna older than the Littleton Fauna and is temporally correlative to Pu1 faunas in NE Montana and Wyoming. I report the occurrence of at least three species of multituberculates including two species of Mesodma, the marsupial Thylacodon sp., and several `condylarth' species, including Protungulatum ...


Accountability And Transparency In Nonprofit Campaigns: A Case Study On The Museum Of Science Boston, Meredith K. George 2015 University of Colorado Boulder

Accountability And Transparency In Nonprofit Campaigns: A Case Study On The Museum Of Science Boston, Meredith K. George

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

In 2004 the Museum of Science in Boston, Massachusetts launched a $280 million dollar fundraising initiative, "The Campaign for the Museum of Science: Creating the Science & Technology Center of the 21st Century". On June 15th of this year (2015), the Museum will celebrate the successful completion of a $250 million dollar campaign, "Imagine, Innovate, Inspire". The following research explores this unique tale of two campaign case statements in order to answer questions related to donor accountability and public transparency. During a concentrated fund raising effort like a campaign, an organization will produce written collateral that embodies the new vision they seek to obtain. As a result of heightened visibility and public awareness, campaigns are often covered in media and press. This thesis poses the following questions; Do museums deliver on the promises made in their case statements? How do they account for success in a campaign? How is that success shared or celebrated, and with who?


Visitor Interpretation Of Gender Within A History Museum Exhibition, Antonette Marie Hrycyk 2015 University of Colorado Boulder

Visitor Interpretation Of Gender Within A History Museum Exhibition, Antonette Marie Hrycyk

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

The Western museum, because of its specific history, is an institution that has historically privileged the male experience and enforced a rigid gender binary. This study, performed at the History Colorado Center in Denver, Colorado, looked to understand how visitors interpret gender within a history museum exhibition. Eighty visitors were interviewed and asked questions about their exhibit experience, including questions about their interpretations of gender, after their visit to the exhibition Destination Colorado. This was complimented by interviews with the three members of the exhibit development team in order to understand what aspects of gender within the exhibit were deliberately ...


A New Middle Paleocene Mammalian Fauna From The Fort Union Formation, Great Divide Basin, Wyoming, Emily K. Lannoye 2015 University of Colorado Boulder

A New Middle Paleocene Mammalian Fauna From The Fort Union Formation, Great Divide Basin, Wyoming, Emily K. Lannoye

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

Mammalian faunas that span the Torrejonian-Tiffanian boundary have been reported by others from the Hanna and Bighorn Basins, and are important for assessing mammalian diversity and evolution during middle Paleocene time. Here, we report a Torrejonian - Tiffanian transitional fauna from the Overland Member of the Fort Union Formation in the Great Divide Basin, south-central Wyoming. The fauna, which is primarily comprised of isolated teeth, includes 20 species in five mammalian orders.

The Overland fauna is similar to latest Torrejonian faunal assemblages; however, it also contains the plesiadapid Nannodectes intermedius, an index taxon for the earliest Tiffanian, and Ectocion, which first ...


A Study Of School Group Social Interaction At The History Colorado Center, Aubrie Yvonne Reed 2015 University of Colorado Boulder

A Study Of School Group Social Interaction At The History Colorado Center, Aubrie Yvonne Reed

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

This paper presents the results of an observational study focused on the social interactions occurring in school groups participating in the Colorado Time Travelers Program, a guided-program for elementary school age children at the History Colorado Center in Denver, Colorado. This study seeks to identify, describe, and categorize the social patterns that occur between the various members of the guided program which include the school program facilitator, the students, the chaperones, and the classroom teachers. The purpose of this study is to help the History Colorado Center better understand the social nature of their school programs and to act as ...


Diversity Of Eocene Coleoptera In Colorado During A Global Cooling Event, Lindsay Jane Walker 2015 University of Colorado Boulder

Diversity Of Eocene Coleoptera In Colorado During A Global Cooling Event, Lindsay Jane Walker

University of Colorado Museum of Natural History Graduate Theses & Dissertations

The fossil record provides an excellent study system for understanding how organisms respond to climate change free from human interference. In this study I test the hypothesis that global cooling altered the diversity of Coleoptera (beetles) in the Western Interior of North America during the middle Eocene. This hypothesis was addressed by comparing two fossil beetle assemblages from the Green River Formation of Colorado. These assemblages bracket a ~2.5 million year (m.y.) cooling interval that followed a period of maximum warming (~52-50 Ma) in the Cenozoic. Based on modern biogeographic patterns of insect diversity, I predicted overall community ...


40/40, Adrienne Gennett, Lynette Pohlman, Iowa State University Museums 2015 Iowa State University

40/40, Adrienne Gennett, Lynette Pohlman, Iowa State University Museums

University Museums Exhibition Guides

In preparation for the year-long celebration of University Museums 40th anniversary in 2015, it became clear early on that there needed to also be a celebration of the arts and significant artists of Iowa. When University Museums was first conceived in the early 1970s there was no acknowledged agreement that the institution would collect, or make it a point to collect, Iowa artists. As we look back today, 40 years later, we realize that University Museums’ collection of Iowa artists has become significant and, as time passed, a collection we sought to grow and develop in its breadth and wealth.


Collaborating With Chicago Urban Communities: The Unforeseen Challenges Of Better Museum Practices, Dionisia Ann Mathios 2015 University of Denver

Collaborating With Chicago Urban Communities: The Unforeseen Challenges Of Better Museum Practices, Dionisia Ann Mathios

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis focuses on better museum practices, social justice museums, and the unforeseen challenges that museums encounter when collaborating and consulting with communities. More specifically, this project looks at the National Public Housing Museum (NPHM) and the exhibit Report to the Public: An Untold Story of the Conservative Vice Lords (CVL), which was co-created with the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum. Both Chicago institutions worked with public housing residents and the former CVL, a 1960s gang, to give voice to two often unheard communities. Through an anthropological and museum studies perspective, this thesis summarizes the history of museum practice as well ...


African American Civil Rights Museums: A Study Of The R.R Moton Museum In Farmville, Virginia, Christina S. Draper 2015 College of William & Mary - Arts & Sciences

African American Civil Rights Museums: A Study Of The R.R Moton Museum In Farmville, Virginia, Christina S. Draper

Dissertations, Theses, and Masters Projects

No abstract provided.


Museum Tours And The Origins Of Museum Studies, Samuel J. Redman 2014 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Museum Tours And The Origins Of Museum Studies, Samuel J. Redman

Samuel Redman

No abstract provided.


Merry And Bright, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2014 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Merry And Bright, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Programs

Good evening, and welcome to the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus annual holiday concer, "Merry & Bright." We are honored that you have chosen to spend the next couple hours with us as we entertain, enlighten, and celebrate the wonderful season that is upon us. We realize you have many options when choosing holiday entertainment and are delighted that you have chosen to spend your evening with the BGMC.


A Hazard Assessment And Proposed Risk Index For Art, Architecture, Archive And Artifact Protection: Case Studies For Assorted International Museums, Clara Jeanene Kirk 2014 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

A Hazard Assessment And Proposed Risk Index For Art, Architecture, Archive And Artifact Protection: Case Studies For Assorted International Museums, Clara Jeanene Kirk

Theses and Dissertations

This study proposes a hazard/risk index for environmental, technological, and social hazards that may threaten a museum or other place of cultural storage and accession. This index can be utilized and implemented to measure the risk at the locations of these storage facilities in relationship to their geologic, geographic, environmental, and social settings. A model case study of the 1966 flood of the Arno River and its impact on the city of Florence and the Uffizi Gallery was used as the index focus. From this focus an additional eleven museums and their related risk were assessed. Each index addressed ...


Mad Women On Display: Practices Of Public Rhetoric At The Glore Psychiatric Museum, Lauren Obermark, Madaline Walter 2014 University of Missouri-St. Louis

Mad Women On Display: Practices Of Public Rhetoric At The Glore Psychiatric Museum, Lauren Obermark, Madaline Walter

Lauren Obermark

No abstract provided.


Volunteers In America: How Volunteerism And American Civil Society Shape Our Museums, Sarah C. Crocker 2014 University of Denver

Volunteers In America: How Volunteerism And American Civil Society Shape Our Museums, Sarah C. Crocker

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This thesis examines the intersection of volunteerism, museum studies, and American civil society, using these frameworks to examine volunteer motivations within two Denver area art museums. Additionally, there is much current scholarship that focuses on the relationship between museums and community, yet does not often address the role of museum volunteerism within such a context. This thesis therefore also examines the intersection of community and museum volunteerism, presenting a starting point for future researches to continue studying museum volunteerism within the context of civic engagement. This thesis finds that, while the ideology of American civil society plays a role in ...


Western Libraries Special Collections Entryway Redesign, Emma Sieh 2014 Western Washington University

Western Libraries Special Collections Entryway Redesign, Emma Sieh

Western Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

This thesis is a culmination of a project report for the creation of a display space for an archival collection. As a collection located on the top floor of the Western Washington University Wilson Library, much of the issues are created due to lack of traffic and attention. Their entryway was a promising area to redesign and include some display cases in order to bring more attention to their area. This thesis follows the project from its very beginning planning stages through to the first installments of furniture and area redesign plans. It speaks to those who are planning a ...


Opening Remarks To Outing Lorraine At The Schomburg Center, Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz 2014 CUNY Graduate Center

Opening Remarks To Outing Lorraine At The Schomburg Center, Shawn(Ta) Smith-Cruz

Publications and Research

This article is an edit of the opening remarks for the event held on May 22nd, 2014 at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture as part of the In The Life Series supplying Black LGBT programming coordinated by Steven Fullwood. Outing Lorraine included panelists: Alexis DeVeaux, Joi Gresham, and Steven Fullwood and was moderated by Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz. Opening remarks provide a biographical description of Lorraine Hansberry's life, prepare the audience for a conversation on the implications for "outing" a black iconic figure, details the purpose for use of primary and secondary sources when, and provides a ...


Rise Up Singing, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2014 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Rise Up Singing, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Programs

Tonight we bring you some of Broadway's best music. From the classic team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II to the newer dynamic duo of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, the words and music of Broadway have become part of our American Identity. They have also acted as powerful tools for shaping hearts and minds.


What Will You Remember Most? Part Ii : A Comparative Analysis Of Elementary School Student Responses Based On Single-Visit Tours At The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Kelsey McMillan 2014 Bank Street College of Education

What Will You Remember Most? Part Ii : A Comparative Analysis Of Elementary School Student Responses Based On Single-Visit Tours At The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Kelsey Mcmillan

Graduate Student Independent Studies

This thesis analyzes and compares two different types of distribution processes of response cards that are filled out by students at the end of single-visit tours at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, NY.


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