Hip Hop Education is taking over the world. My brother in science and hip hop Dr. Chris Emdin and The GZA of Wu-Tang have rolled out an amazing science education and engagement platform: Science Genius B.A.T.T.L.E.S...
In President Barack Obama's 2009 Inauguration Speech, he vowed "to restore science to its rightful place" in society. Hearing those words from him filled me with an excitement and eagerness to do and share science more than before...
My hands are full lately, as you can tell.Here I am checking on one of my Ghana Pouched Rats. Just as adorbs, but I am sure very different than my Tanzania Pouched Rats - in look and behavior.Notice how I'm NOT in this picture with this sleepy-head rat...
I love the internet! I especially love how video and audio conferencing technology makes it possible for people to access experts across the landscape.
I was invited to participate in a weekend workshop on science communication by NESCent: The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center in North Carolina.
Jacquelyn Gill at The Contemplative Mammoth offers 5 key tips to answer: How can scientists actively engage with the media? Some of us have been banging our heads to the wall trying to make inroads...
The Mandingo fight scene of Django Unchained really disturbed me. Two men were fighting for their lives. They were not competing over resources for survival, like food or shelter or access to mates or to protect their young...
During a recent Twitterchat #L21MediaChat on Race & Media hosted by The Loop 21 and UNITY Journalists I recommended that Science belongs in this conversation - and not as aside.Here is a summary of the conversation on the intersection of Science, Race, and Media...
PRESS RELEASE***********The Coalition for the Public Understanding of Science (COPUS) today announced this year's winner of the second annual Paul Shin Award, honoring the unsung heroes of science communication and engagement.The 2013 winner is Mónica I...
Last month, UNITY: Journalists for Diversity and Loop 21 conducted a survey in which journalists were asked how race relations affected modern-day media, and now we want to here from you...
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