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The Dreaded Performance Review

Is your institution still stuck in the cycle of the dreaded, annual performance review? I am afraid mine still is, and frankly it’s awful. (I am sure some of my coworkers reading this will rat me out. 411 more words

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Livestock Care in Museums

Recently a dedicated group of ALHFAM members, primarily from the Farm Professional Interest Group, took the time to develop and/or revise three documents relating to the use of livestock in museum settings. 138 more words

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Is Your Site a Super Collider?

I recently came across a TED talk that combines my inner science nerd with my history nerd.  I have long been a follower of the exciting work taking place at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, but never had it crossed my mind that experiments there could be related to my history world. 330 more words

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For the Love of Regionals

Ask any ALHFAMer what they like most about the organization, and nine times out of ten, the answer is sure to be “the conferences,” which provide a chance to learn new skills, share ideas with like-minded folks, and experience new places. 381 more words

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Fort Edmonton Park

Here is our first post about our new life in Canada…

Last Saturday we went to Fort Edmonton Park, the largest living history museum in Canada. 844 more words

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Summer School. Making tin lanterns in the shade.

This was just a snapshot through an upstairs window, but I liked the focused, intent posture of the kids.

Intent on something other than cellphones! 56 more words

Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer Features Central Nebraska History

Recently my husband and I visited the Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Visitors begin at the recently renovated Stuhr Building. This building features exhibits giving an overview of the area’s history, from Native American life to the railroad’s influence. 255 more words

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