University of Nebraska State Museum Employee Handbook
Mission Statement (June 17, 2007): Promote discovery in natural science through research, scientific collections, learner-centered education and public exhibitions. Collect and preserve organisms, fossils and artifacts to foster scientific understanding and interpretation of Earth’s past, present and future. Enhance stewardship of the natural and cultural heritage of Nebraska. Recruit and mentor future scientists and educators, promoting scientific literacy; stimulating curiosity and discovery of our natural world and heritage of diverse cultures.