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The Gateway Science Museum continues to enlighten the community with a birthday bash

The Gateway Science Museum continues to enlighten the community with a birthday bash

Mario Ortiz Jr, Opinion Editor // March 2, 2022

Families and other members of the community explored the many wonders of Chico State's educational Gateway Science Museum, which celebrated its 12th birthday with the community on Feb. 26 and 27.  Founded...

Fossils and Formations located at 625 Esplanade, Chico, CA, Friday, Oct. 8, 2021.

‘Fossils, Formations, and Extinctions’: A discovery into California’s past comes to Gateway Science Museum

Carrington Power, Reporter // October 20, 2021

Gateway Science Museum’s newest exhibit will open on Oct. 22 and continue through 2022. The exhibit will display remains of countless prehistoric creatures. Attendees will have the opportunity to either...

Newspaper clippings recounting the expedition findings. Photo credit: Melissa Joseph

A museum without walls: An expeditionist’s tale of Antarctica

Melissa Joseph // October 23, 2019

A crowd of people entered the Gateway Science Museum Wednesday night as the annual "Museum Without Walls" series took place. This week’s lecture was called "Antarctica: A Scientific Odyssey". The...

The Gateway Science Museum hosted Spooktacular Science Saturday, where kids of all ages came to learn science ... with a spooky twist Photo credit: Josh Cozine

Spooktacular Science takes over Gateway Science Museum

Josh Cozine // October 29, 2018

Eyeballs levitated in midair, potions bubbled and brewed and objects seemed to move of their own accord, off in the back room of the local science museum. Cackles and wide-eyed grins came from the young,...

Executive Director of the Gateway Science Museum Adrienne McGraw. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

Gateway Science Museum temporarily closing for instillation of new exhibits on climate change

Kelsi Sibert // May 14, 2018

The Gateway Science Museum is currently closed for exhibit installation from May 7 through May 25 and will open back up on May 26.Executive Director of the Gateway Science Museum Adrienne McGraw said the...

After a months-long national search, Chico state has named Adrienne McGraw as the new executive director of Gateway Science Museum. This image taken on January 25th shows the new director standing in front of the museum. Photo credit: Anne Chamberlain

New director of Gateway Science Museum aims for student and faculty involvement

Kelsi Sibert // January 31, 2018

After a lengthy search, Chico State named Adrienne McGraw as the new executive director for the Gateway Science Museum on Jan. 9. As a child, McGraw spent her summers surrounded by trees at Kings Canyon...

Gateway makes science sweeter with Candy Chemistry

Gateway makes science sweeter with Candy Chemistry

Amelia Storm // March 24, 2016

This Friday and Saturday, the Gateway Science museum will host a sweet event. Literally. Every week the museum hosts an, “Investigation Station;” an activity featuring hands-on labs aimed at...

The entrance to the Grossology exhibit is a mouth, beckoning visitors to go inside. Photo credit: Floritzel Salvador

‘Grossology’ exhibit takes different approach to bodily functions

January 27, 2016

On Saturday, Jan. 16 the Gateway Science Museum opened a new exhibit influenced by the science book series “Grossology.”   “Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body,”...

Four-year-old museum visitor Oliver Connell tries his hand at milking an artificial utter at the Gateway Science Museums five-year anniversary celebration. Photo credit: George Johnston

Museum celebrates 5th anniversary with hands-on learning

Blaine Ball // March 8, 2015

Bloodsucking insects and cannulated cows are just a few things that people can get their hands on when exploring Chico State's Gateway Science Museum, which thrives off its interactive and informative...

Desmond Weatherby explores the excavation box during his visit to the Gateway Science Museum.Photo credit: Alex Boesch

Gateway Science Museum welcomes three new exhibits

Emma Wood-Wright // February 12, 2014

The skull of a gray whale sits dead center on the floor of the Newberry gallery inside the Gateway Science Museum. Donated to the biology department at Chico State, one of the three current exhibits at...

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