Ambassador of Science

Nadia Nelson conquers her fear and holds one of Science Night's most famous attendees a tarantula named The Ambassador.
Photo by Logan Kirkland

February 13, 2020

Nadia A. Nelson of Gautier gets out of her comfort zone as she holds "The Ambassador," a tarantula that visits with participants during Science Night at the Museums. Hosted by MSU's Museums and Galleries Committee, the annual event draws hundreds of visitors with an array of hands-on activities. Nelson is a senior biological sciences major with a pre-veterinary concentration.