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Bringing Science to the Public

Bringing Science to the Public

Evolution. Vaccines. Climate change. Science skepticism. Education. Community engagement. Science celebrities. Citizen science. These concepts bring a lot to mind. Science has long been challenged or
You Don’t Know What You Can Contribute – Until You Try

You Don’t Know What You Can Contribute – Until You Try

Winston Yu at a meeting with the Ministry of Water Resources in China to discuss water security issues. | World Bank Winston Yu at a meeting with the Ministry of Water Resources in China to discuss
Capital at Dawn

Science Funding Holds as Congress Begins Recess: Where Are We and What's Left To Do?

Congress made rapid progress on appropriations in June and July following a late start, but there’s still a long way to go, with some major decisions yet to be made – including what to do about
Featured Fellows
Danielle
Carnival

Danielle Carnival, 2010-12 Executive Branch Fellow in the Executive Office of the President, has accepted a position as vice president of the Biden Cancer Initiative. She will work on issues across the cancer research and care system and lead staff toward a vision to double the rate of progress in cancer prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment and care.

Rachel
Licker

Rachel Licker, 2015-17 Executive Branch Fellow at U.S. Department of State, is now senior climate scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists in the Climate and Energy Program. Rachel will contribute to the Union’s ongoing efforts to combat global warming and develop sustainable ways to feed, power and transport ourselves.

Vaughan
Turekian

Vaughan Turekian, 2002-04 Executive Branch Fellow at U.S. Department of State, has accepted a position as director of science and technology for the Sustainability Program at the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine. Vaughan is known for his work as the most recent Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary at the Department of State.