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        Rutgers Geology Museum Hosts Open House

EDITOR’S NOTE: You are invited to send a reporter, photographer and/or camera crew to cover this event on Saturday, January 25, 2020, in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

WHAT: Presentations on natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes and their impacts will be held in Scott Hall and are open to the public at the Rutgers Geology Museum’s 52nd Annual Open House. There will also be hands-on activity sessions for kids, a mineral sale and rock and mineral identification in Scott Hall, and make-and-take stations in the Rutgers Geology Museum. Field Station Dinosaurs will bring its baby Hadrosaurus puppet and will also offer hands-on activities for visitors. Click here for more information and a list of activities. All events are free and no preregistration is required.

WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat. Jan. 25, 2020

WHERERutgers Geology Museum, Geology Hall, 2nd Floor, 85 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Scott Hall, 43 College Avenue, New Brunswick. C.A.R.T. Captioning Services will be available for all lectures.

WHO: Speakers include Ross Stein, Temblor Inc.; Vadim Levin, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University–New Brunswick; Megan Arnold, Risk Management Solutions.

CONTACT: For more information, visit the museum website, call 848-932-7243 or email [email protected]


Broadcast interviews: Rutgers University has broadcast-quality TV and radio studios available for remote live or taped interviews with Rutgers experts. For more information, contact Neal Buccino at [email protected]

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