Eyjafjallajokull Volcano - Reykjavik, Iceland

Sarah Wyland

Meet Smithsonian Expert Dr. Stephanie Grocke

Can scientists predict volcanic eruptions? Not yet, but Stephanie Grocke is working hard toward that goal. The volcanologist just finished her postdoctoral fellowship at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and will spend the next year researching volcanoes in Iceland. Dr. Groc... Read More

Inauguration festival

Sarah Wyland

Meet Smithsonian Expert Chris Wilson

The story of our democracy is written everyday by citizens – and especially by young people –  who help to shape our future with their decisions. This pivotal Inauguration will be one of those seminal moments. Chris Wilson, director of the African American History Program at Smithsonian... Read More

Jökulsárlón, Iceland

Sarah Wyland

Meet Smithsonian Expert Jim Zimbelman

The story of our universe can be told by its plateaus, volcanoes, crevices, and canyons. This is the work of a planetary geologist, and Dr. Jim Zimbelman does it for Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. His research in Iceland helped to inform our rich itinerary for faculty-led programs Sm... Read More

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