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Science She-roes: Seven women scientists reflect on their journey to the AAAS fellowship

By Kazue Chinen
As a Korean-American woman, learning how to express myself as both a scientist and a woman of color has not been without its challenges or rewards. Growing up as a military brat and a Korean-American

PODCAST | Protecting Antarctica with Dr. Nature McGinn, Part 2

By Chris Parsons
Dr. Nature McGinn is the Environmental Policy Program Manager and Antarctic Conservation Act Permit Officer in the Office of Polar Programs at the National Science Foundation. Nature has been at NSF

7 Tips for the AAAS STPF Finalist Interview Week

By Maciej Gonek
Congratulations! You survived the semi-finalist round of interviews for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowship (STPF), and you are now a finalist. For STPF finalists, interviewing in

Using Microbe Art to Engage with Science

By Elizabeth Hoffman
One December day in 2017, I came across a picture of a Christmas tree. This wasn’t your average festive fir, though – it was drawn using multicolored bacteria strains: green evergreen boughs, red

PODCAST | Protecting Antarctica with Dr. Nature McGinn, Part 1

By Chris Parsons
Dr. Nature McGinn is currently the Environmental Policy Program Manager and Antarctic Conservation Act Permit Officer in the Office of Polar Programs at the National Science Foundation. Nature has

PODCAST | Watch Your Posture: Another Problem of Extended Computer and Device Use by Kids

By Philip Ko
With so many children currently attending school virtually on laptops, tablets and other smart devices, there is concern about how the extended use of these devices affects them. While much attention