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Meet a Memorial Host, Who Has Studied 9/11

Visitor services host Samantha Rooney. (photo by Emily Bonta) Visitor services host Samantha Rooney. (photo by Emily Bonta)

Samantha Rooney is a visitor services host, who wrote her senior thesis on 9/11 and how it affected her native Monmouth County, N.J.  Read more »

California Students Pen Essays of Remembrance

Flags on the on 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Joe Woolhead) Flags on the on 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Joe Woolhead)

California students were asked recently to help commemorate 9/11 in essay form.  Read more »

CUNY Students Boost Volunteer Program

Volunteer Andrei Stump providing answers on the memorial plaza. (Photo by Anthony Guido) Volunteer Andrei Stump providing answers on the memorial plaza. (Photo by Anthony Guido)

A group of CUNY students have energized the 9/11 Memorial volunteer program.  Read more »

Meet a 9/11 Memorial Host, Son of a First Responder

Castorina (left) escorting President Eroglu (right) of Northern Cyprus around the plaza. (photo by Amy Dreher) Castorina (left) escorting President Eroglu (right) of Northern Cyprus around the plaza. (photo by Amy Dreher)

Daniel Castorina is a member of the 9/11 Memorial’s visitor services team. A Staten Island resident, Castorina was enamored with the Twin Towers growing up.  Read more »

Memorial Volunteers and Staff Support Tunnel to Towers 5K

Stephen Siller's name on the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Ed Welter) Stephen Siller's name on the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Ed Welter)

9/11 Memorial volunteers and staff as well as first responders are participating Sunday as a team for the 12th annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Run.  Read more »

Looking for Memorial and Museum Volunteers

A 9/11 Memorial volunteer on the plaza. (Photo by Jin Lee) A 9/11 Memorial volunteer on the plaza. (Photo by Jin Lee)

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is looking for volunteers to help provide a meaningful experience for visitors from around the world.  Read more »

Museum Curators Take Part in Global ‘Ask a Curator’ Campaign

Our curators answered questions about the under construction 9/11 Memorial Museum. (photo by Amy Dreher) Our curators answered questions about the under construction 9/11 Memorial Museum. (photo by Amy Dreher)

Chief Curator Jan Ramirez and Oral Historian Amy Weinstein answered questions throughout the day on Twitter.  Read more »

Meet a 9/11 Memorial Host and Survivor

George Mironis outside of the entrance to the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Emily Bonta) George Mironis outside of the entrance to the 9/11 Memorial. (Photo by Emily Bonta)

Visitor Services host George Mironis is also a 9/11 survivor.  Read more »

Remembering the Day

Flags at half mast outside the entrance to the 9/11 Memorial on the 12th anniversary. (Photo by Cristina Melendez) Flags at half mast outside the entrance to the 9/11 Memorial on the 12th anniversary. (Photo by Cristina Melendez)

Today we remember the day that changed us forever. A day when a city famous for toughness became legendary for kindness.  Read more »

9/11 Memorial Publishes Digital Magazine on Flipboard

9/11 Memorial Insider Magazine 9/11 Memorial Insider Magazine

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum Insider magazine provides a dynamic and interactive experience for all.  Read more »