Tagged: museum of discovery

Kevin Delaney Back on 'Tonight Show' on Nov. 7

by Lee Hogan 10/31/2014 12:26 pm

Everyone's new favorite scientist is headed back to New York City for another appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

Video: Here's Video of Kevin Delaney of the Museum of Discovery on 'The Tonight Show'

by Lance Turner 5/6/2014 7:03 am

Kevin Delaney, the director of visitor experience at the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock, had his big moment in the spotlight last night, appearing on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." Delaney performed science demonstrations with host Fallon as his "laboratory assistant."

Kelley Bass on How Working in Newspapers Prepared Him for Career in Nonprofit Industry

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Before becoming CEO at the Museum of Discovery in December 2012, Bass was assistant dean for external affairs for the Donaghey College of Engineering & Information Technology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He remains active in the central Arkansas nonprofit community, serving on the board of Riverfest, for which he chaired the 30th anniversary festival in 2007, and the Downtown Little Rock Partnership.

Reynolds Foundation Gives Arkansas Discovery Network $3.5 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/17/2013 2:25 pm

The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation awards $3.5 million grant to the Arkansas Discovery Network, a network of seven Arkansas museums that promotes interactive learning for children.

Kudos: UALR's Angela Sewall Recognized With National Education Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/25/2013 12:00 am

Angela Sewall, dean of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Education, will be recognized with the 2013 Edward C. Pomeroy Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teacher Education from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Diane LaFollette Named Executive Director of Mid-America Science Museum

by Lance Turner 12/12/2012 11:29 am

Mid-America Science Museum in Hot Springs has named Diane LaFollette its new executive director. LaFollette has been chief operations officer for the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock, where she has worked in several capacities since since 1997.

Museum of Discovery Names Kelley Bass CEO

by Lance Turner 11/27/2012 10:50 am

The Museum of Discovery of Little Rock named Kelley Bass its new CEO, replacing Nan Selz, who is retiring on Dec. 31 after about nine years as chief executive.

CFO of the Year Finalists (Nonprofits): Nikki Parnell

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2011 12:00 am

Among Nikki Parnell’s achievements has been to pay for the Museum of Discovery’s events and staff without the nonprofit’s usual major funding sources of admission fees and facility rentals. The Reynolds grant is paying for renovations, not museum operations.