Author: Meg Hutchins

The Collections SWAT Experience

2020-2021 Museum Studies Program Graduate Assistant, Ashley Buzzanca, discusses her experience as a graduate student participating in the 2020 Collections SWAT Team. When I was deciding where to attend graduate school, the SWAT experience...

MuseWeekly Hits More Than 7,000 Subscribers!

MuseWeekly is our curated compilation of jobs, internships, and other professional opportunities and we are excited that it is reaching more people than ever! Thank you to all our subscribers and the dedicated graduate...

Meet Our New Director

With concern for the difficulties facing our students and our field at this moment, I’d like to introduce myself as the new Director of the Museum Studies Program and ask for your help. As...

Muse-ings Adds Commentary to MuseWeekly

Have you noticed the newest section in MuseWeekly? Muse-ings features a brief commentary about job searching and/or labor in the museum field as part of an effort to help readers navigate and build their...

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...

Learning the Ropes and Sometimes Cataloging Them

Our UD Museum Studies and History undergraduate and graduate students were busy this summer doing internships in museums and historical sites from Delaware to Ireland and China!  From planning future exhibitions, to gaining experience...

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...