It was spring 1985. And I was in the spring of my adolescence. I was in sixth grade and hung with a motley crew of girls in my homeroom class from A.B.
MC Heavy D May 24, 1967 – November 8, 2011 The Hip Hop maven is definitely sad about the passing of MC Heavy D. Yes, the loveable, huggable, and cuddly Overweight Lover Himself.
Two years ago I came up with what I regarded as an awesome idea. What if I could pay down the debt I acquired while in graduate school through service?
I will be in Chicago, Illinois, attending theAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science, AAAS, meeting in Chicago February 13-17, 2014.
Who are your heroes of science? Mine include Marie Curie, Roger Arliner Young and Rubye Torrey. March is Womens History Month and I’m celebrating Women and Girls in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).
Participation of broader audiences in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) requires engaging under-served audiences. The conduit of this engagement is communication.
I am over the moon excited to be included among the 2015 class of TED Fellows. The genius represented by this list blows my mind. I’m trying not to let nervousness and anxiety keep me from bringing my A game to the TED meeting in March 2015.
I am over-the-moon delighted to announce that Lindsey Murphy, a.k.a. Crazy Aunt Lindsey has successfully reached her crowdfunding goal to bring back her fan-favorite science edutainment show – The Fab Lab with Crazy Aunt Lindsey.
Undergraduate College Students interested in Environmental Science Careers should apply this mentoring program to attend the annual science conference of Society of Wetland Scientists.
Only about 1.3 percent—less than 10,000—of the available pool of minority high school graduates earn engineering degrees from America’s colleges and universities each year.
Back by popular demand. The DIY Science Zone at GeekGirlCon `14! I and my Science-y friends are returning to Seattle to join our friend and founder of the #DIYSciZone, Ray Burks, to bring real-live science to #GGC14 con attendees young and old, and we need your help bringing it back.
I’ve been on the road and I finally show up in Ithaca, to join the rest of my lab group at Cornell and the first thing I say to my boss is: “So, ummm….I’m going to the White House this week.” PRESS RELEASE THE WHITE HOUSE Office of Communications ________________________________________________________________ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, [...]
Here is a list of five exciting summer science programs offering teens hands-on, authenic science engagement experiences
It’s Our Anniversary! Yes, The Scientific American Blog Network is 1 year old today. Quite a nice landmark for the oldest continuously published monthly magazine in America. (Ooh, I get goose pimples thinking about that…and I work with them.
My name is Danielle Lee; and I share science. I’ve used that short sentence to start several of my seminar talks about science education, science communication and science outreach.
I began blogging - at Urban Science Adventures ! © as an outlet and tester for my bigger, bolder dream - to create and star in my own Science Television program.
I got the email that many other #sciox-ers got. ScienceOnline the non-profit entity that introduced me to some AWESOME people and springboard my extra-curricular career is no more.
There has been much talk about new media organizations as of late. Whom and which are innovative enough, new enough, dynamic enough? Diverse enough?
During my school years, I was excited about Black History Month. I was very fortunate to have a host of culturally-aware teachers who gleefully threaded lessons of Black Achievement through out all of my subjects.
Announcing the 2015 DiverseScholar National Association of Science Writers (NASW) Diversity Travel Fellowship. Sponsored by a generous NASW Idea Grant, these travel awards (10 at $1,000 each) were created to encourage underrepresented minorities in science journalism to attend the ScienceWriters2015 conference (October 9-13; Cambridge, MA). Deadline to apply is Tuesday August 25 at 11:55 pm PST using this online application. U.S.-based underrepresented minority journalists are encouraged to apply especially African-, Hispanic-, and Native-Americans who have journalism experience in STEM, medicine, health, environment, technology, etc.