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Dr. Vernon Mountcastle

Dr. Vernon Mountcastle

It is with sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Dr. Vernon Mountcastle. Dr. Vernon Mountcastle, formerly of Roanoke and a Roanoke College alumnus, made fundamental discoveries in neuroscience.  He died Sunday…

Honoring Carole Massart

Honoring Carole Massart

In appreciation of her 44 years of service to the Science Museum of Western Virginia — as founding member, faithful trustee and tireless volunteer —  the Board of Trustees on…

Egyptian Expedition

Egyptian Expedition

King Tut is taking over the Science Museum! Egyptian-themed birthday parties and planetarium programs, showcasing the beauty and mystery of the ancient Egyptians, will be offered for a limited time…

Why Do I Volunteer?

Why Do I Volunteer?

I love it. I grew up in a home that emphasized the importance of giving back to our community, one that we are proud to live in. We are so…

Virginia Science Festival

Virginia Science Festival

Roanoke, Va. (May 7, 2014) — The Science Museum of Western Virginia, in partnership with Virginia Tech, today announced the inaugural Virginia Science Festival will be held Oct. 4-11 in Blacksburg and…

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