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March 2016

SCS #2: Presenting Your Science to the Public with Amy Sayle, PhD

March 9, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Marsico, 6004

Description: Participants will learn how to best communicate their research to a non-scientist audience through active communication of their research work or other scientific topic.  Workshop: Participants will generate a 3-paragraph thesis that will explain their science to a non-scientist. Lunch will be provided. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/h8huw76

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SCS #2: Presenting Your Science to the Public with Amy Sayle, PhD

March 9, 2016 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Marsico, 6004

Description: Participants will learn how to best communicate their research to a non-scientist audience through active communication of their research work or other scientific topic.  Workshop: Participants will generate a 3-paragraph thesis that will explain their science to a non-scientist. Lunch will be provided. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/h8huw76

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SCS #3: Editing and Evaluating Scientific Publications with Fenella Saunders, M.A., Managing Editor at American Scientific

March 22, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marsico, 6004

Description: What makes a good story? How do you find reliable sources? How do you find a position at a scientific publication?  Activity: Critiquing story pitches, evaluating articles, how to edit a science-based article. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/zwnq6gs

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SCS #3: Editing and Evaluating Scientific Publications with Fenella Saunders, M.A., Managing Editor at American Scientific

March 22, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marsico, 6004

Description: What makes a good story? How do you find reliable sources? How do you find a position at a scientific publication?  Activity: Critiquing story pitches, evaluating articles, how to edit a science-based article. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/zwnq6gs

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April 2016

SCS #4: Ethics in Science Writing and Communication with Kiran Bhardwaj, M.A.

April 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Marsico, 6004

Description: How to navigate issues of content, plagiarism, narrative, and bias when writing and reading science publications.  Snacks will be provided. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/z5dql2w

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SCS #4: Ethics in Science Writing and Communication with Kiran Bhardwaj, M.A.

April 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Marsico, 6004

Description: How to navigate issues of content, plagiarism, narrative, and bias when writing and reading science publications.  Snacks will be provided. Register at: http://tinyurl.com/z5dql2w

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SCS #5 A/B: Intro to Science Blogging and Social Media with Abby Olena (and others!)

April 21, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Marsico, 6004

This session takes place two different dates (April 21st and May 3rd) from 5:30-7:30 PM. Participants must attend both sessions to earn credit.  Description for Session 5a: Participants will learn the power of good science storytelling, examine different types of blogs, learn about best blogging practices, and how to promote their writing using social media. Participants will draft a blog post.  Snacks will be provided.  Description for Session 5b: Participants will work with their peers and experts in blogging/social media to…

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SCS #5 A/B: Intro to Science Blogging and Social Media with Abby Olena (and others!)

April 21, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Marsico, 6004

This session takes place two different dates (April 21st and May 3rd) from 5:30-7:30 PM. Participants must attend both sessions to earn credit.  Description for Session 5a: Participants will learn the power of good science storytelling, examine different types of blogs, learn about best blogging practices, and how to promote their writing using social media. Participants will draft a blog post.  Snacks will be provided.  Description for Session 5b: Participants will work with their peers and experts in blogging/social media to…

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May 2016

SCS #6: Series Finale on Science Communication with Joe Palca, PhD, National Public Radio (NPR) Science Correspondent

May 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bondurant G-100

Description: Series finale on science writing and communications from a nationally recognized science communications expert.  Register at: http://tinyurl.com/hbp8lgj

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SCS #6: Series Finale on Science Communication with Joe Palca, PhD, National Public Radio (NPR) Science Correspondent

May 20, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bondurant G-100

Description: Series finale on science writing and communications from a nationally recognized science communications expert.  Register at: http://tinyurl.com/hbp8lgj

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