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2020 E. Lynn Stewart Internships Announced

The History Department is excited to announce this year’s E. Lyman Stewart Internships. These are competitive paid opportunities for history graduate and undergraduate students. Below you will find links to the application forms for...

2019 E. Lynn Stewart Internships Announced

The History Department is excited to announce this year’s E. Lyman Stewart Internships. These are competitive paid opportunities for history graduate and undergraduate students. Below you will find links to the application forms for...

Sustaining Places Updated

Thanks to the enthusiastic efforts of this fall’s section of our core graduate seminar MSST 600, Sustaining Places (www.sustainingplaces.com ) is getting a new look and many new resources with useful annotations.  Let us...

Tenth Annual Collections SWAT Team in Wilmington, DE

The 2019 Collections SWAT Team will work in the Research Library of the Delaware Historical Society for two weeks beginning on January 7.  We look forward to helping our friend Chief Curator Leigh Rifenburg,...

Undergraduates Review Delaware Museums

In the Spring 2018 offering of MSST 203 Introduction to Museums, our colleague Jennifer Van Horn introduced a unique assignment. She invited her students to visit Delaware and area museums and write reviews with...

Summer Internships, Had Me A Blast!

Summer internships, happened so fast! With Autumn officially upon us, a number of Museum Studies graduate students have wrapped up summer internships in Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania, and shared with us a brief snapshot...

The Skies the Limit at AMC!

Spending his summer “[experiencing] how the past, present, and future collide,” at the Air Mobility Command Museum, sophomore Justin Richards’ internship proved to be an educational and inspiring one. He was able to spend...

Cultural Extension

The University of Delaware’s Museum Studies Program trains students through hands-on experiences in courses, service projects and internships. We are also committed to supporting the museum community of Delaware and the region, especially the...

It’s a law!

It all began as class project in the Intro to Museum Studies course. Even though the class ended in December 2016, the students were just getting started. After almost two years of meetings with politicians...