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1st Quarter 2014, Fellowship Focus

Fellow helps Matt Damon communicate science; New resource portal connects science with policy; Fellow runs for state senate; New fellowship is born; Get published!; and more…

The NSF Public Service Award Goes to…

The AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships is very pleased to have been recognized with the 2014 Public Service Award by the National Science Board (NSB) for our efforts in connecting science with policy and fostering a network of science and engineering leaders who understand governmen

Video Tour: Help Build Biosphere 2’s Ocean

For the past several months, Rafe Sagarin, a 2002-03 Congressional Fellow in the U.S. House of Representatives, has been working at Biosphere 2.

Fellow Helps Matt Damon Communicate Science

The origin of the universe. Climate change. Cloning. Hot-button issues like these often stall in the mire of public opinion.

A New Fellowship Program Is Born: ELISS

Back in grad school, you may have been one of the many students who couldn’t find opportunities to contribute

See Katie Run

Katie McGinty, 1989-90 Congressional Fellow in the US Senate (sponsored by the American Chemical Society), is running for governor of Pennsylvania.

Olympic Fever Skies, Skates, and Luges into Classrooms

Everyone knows that a screen is a great way to capture kids’ attention. Pair that with the excitement of the Olympic Games and you have the formula for a gold medal in STEM education.

Cultures Collects Stories to Grow Community

Fresh off the presses in January was the first issue of Cultures magazine, a new publication of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

Inclement Weather Selection Interview Contingency Plan
We ask that Selection Committee members and semi-finalists scheduled for interviews on 3 March keep tabs on the federal government operating status via www.opm.gov. If the government is shut down due to inclement weather, the Monday interviews will be postponed to Friday, 7 March.
In Memoriam: Stephen D. Nelson

Stephen D. Nelson, director of the Science & Technology Policy Fellowships® from 1984-1999, and senior advisor to the program until his retirement in September 2013, passed away on 15 January 2014, while traveling with his wife in Myanmar.

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