Fall speaking lineup takes me to Boston, Palo Alto, Seattle, Minneapolis and many places in between
It's going to be a busy fall semester. Classes start here at American University next week but in my down time I will be traveling to many different cities and major institutions to talk to a diversity of groups about new directions in science communication. Below is a lineup as it stands right now.
A few other possible stops are still in the works. These trips will be an opportunity to talk about how research can and should inform public engagement efforts, but it will also be a great opportunity to gain insights from some of the smartest people in the country.
11.27.07. National Academies of Science*, DC.
10.24.07. Center for Inquiry-NYC*.
10.19.07 Nicholas Institute for the Environment, Duke University
10.18.07. Biology Directorate, National Science Foundation, DC.
10.05.07. Forum on Science, Ethics, and Policy, University of Washington, Seattle*.
10.05.07. Dept. of Communication, University of Washington, Seattle.
10.01.07. George Washington University, DC*.
9.28.07. Bell Museum of Natural History, MN*.
9.28.07. Assoc. Reproductive Health Professionals, MN*.
9.12.07. Consortium on Technology and Society, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
9.07.07. Aldo Leopold Leadership Program, Stanford University, CA.
*Part of the Speaking Science 2.0 tour.
Many governments do not report, or misreport, the numbers of refugees who enter their country.
Controversial map names CEOs of 100 companies producing 71 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.
- Just 100 companies produce 71 percent of the world's greenhouse gases.
- This map lists their names and locations, and their CEOs.
- The climate crisis may be too complex for these 100 people to solve, but naming and shaming them is a good start.
Bernie Sanders reveals an even bigger plan than Elizabeth Warren, but does it go too far?
- Bernie Sanders has released a plan to forgive all the student debt in the country.
- It is even larger than the plan Elizabeth Warren put forward two months ago.
- The plan has drawn criticism for forgiving the debt of both the poor and those well off enough to pay their own debt.
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