Baltimore city youngsters combine art and science through Society funded program

Few things are more energizing than a classroom full of youngsters fully engaged in learning. Such was the case one Wednesday afternoon in Baltimore, MD, when third and fourth graders at the Elmer A. Henderson: A Johns Hopkins Partnership School (Henderson-Hopkins) were constructing decorative DNA  … Read more

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ASCB awards seven ‘Science Sandbox’ public engagement grants

The American Society for Cell Biology’s (ASCB) new Public Engagement Grants, supported by Science Sandbox, an initiative of the Simons Foundation, has selected seven finalists for the 2018 awards cycle. The grantees will receive from $10,000 to $35,000 to realize their bold ideas, with the  … Read more

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ASCB seeks to improve science literacy through new public engagement grants

When scientists engage with their community, both sides benefit from improved understanding. That’s the philosophy behind a new grant program from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). The program is supported by Science Sandbox, an initiative of the Simons Foundation. Members of the scientific  … Read more

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Scientists without borders: Club SciWri

It was a crisp fall afternoon when I attended a lecture by Ananda Ghosh on technology transfer at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. I thoroughly enjoyed the talk and like always, I decided to connect with the speaker on LinkedIn. While browsing Ananda’s LinkedIn profile,  … Read more

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The scientist’s dilemma: The average person doesn’t understand what I do

In April over a million people marched in 600+ marches around the world advocating for science. As a scientist who wanted to be part of that movement, I pursued communications training through the STEM Ambassador Program (STEMAP), a research and public engagement project funded by  … Read more

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