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Virtual concert bonds communities through stories of "Drought and Flood"

By Reshmina William
Artists, storytellers, and scientists from all over the world shared their insights and talent in a unique virtual concert showcasing the impacts of our changing climate. Organized, directed, and

STPF Fellows' Group Digs Into Washington DC Agriculture and Nutrition

By Simone Passarelli
Last month, the Agriculture and Nutrition Affinity Group (AgriNuts) of the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships visited Lederer Gardens, a small farm and community garden in the Deanwood

PODCAST | Lekelia Jenkins: Marine conservation, science dance, and being a STEM role model

By Chris Parsons
On this episode, STPF alum and marine conservation scientist Dr. Lekelia (Kiki) Jenkins chats with Dr. Chris Parsons about reducing turtle by-catch in fishing gear and the challenges facing

Seven Steps to Successful Networking

By Ashley Pennington
Beer in hand, I roamed the NY Catalysis Society meeting, as I had done every month since the start of my graduate career. These precious 30 minutes, just before the dinner and talk, were for chatting

PODCAST | Black Holes in Fact and Fiction Featuring Dr. Joe Pesce

By Chris Parsons
This episode's guest, Joe Pesce, is the Program Director in the Division of Astronomical Sciences at the National Science Foundation. Dr. Pesce is an astrophysicist with 30 years of experience and an

How to Use Art to Spark STEAM Conversations

By Bradley Lusk, Ryan Avery and Katelynn Milora
“Most people can understand stuff if it's explained in a way that… promotes their understanding… by directly engaging [them in] conversation with scientists [through art in a manner that eliminates