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January 6, 2019 at 9:23 am

Alumni News | Roberts Named Curator at Nevada Historical Society

Michelle Roberts, portrait outdoors

Dr. Michelle Roberts

The Carson City News reports on Ohio University alum Michelle Roberts‘ new role in a story headlined “Nevada Historical Society welcomes Michelle Roberts as new Education Curator.”

Roberts earned an M.A. in Geography from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 2004.

CARSON CITY — Adventure has long been a part of Michelle Roberts’ life, from a two-year stint in the Peace Corps in southeast Africa to circumnavigating the globe during a “semester at sea” to study cultures in Southeast Asia to researching and eating insects.

But now she’s taking on an equally challenging adventure: Elementary schoolers.

Roberts is the new Curator of Education at the Nevada Historical Society in Reno and the challenge of making history fun and education for the school children who visit the museum is a key element in what drew her to the position.

Read more in the Carson City News.

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