March 23, 2017

Join 500 Women Scientists in supporting #OurEPA [Women’s History Month]

Join 500 Women Scientists in supporting #OurEPA [Women's History Month]

Do you support the EPA? 500 Women Scientists wants us to show our love for @Our_EPA! Write two postcards – one to your regional EPA office, and one to your representative to tell him/her why they should support the EPA.

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March 15, 2017

Making a difference with science-based art [Women’s History Month]

Making a difference with science-based art [Women's History Month]

Mary Capaldi has found a way to take her passion and talent for science art to make a difference for others (people & nature)

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March 8, 2017

Guest post – A Step-by-Step Guide to Academic Puberty: Transitioning from a Graduate Student to a Young Professional

Guest post - A Step-by-Step Guide to Academic Puberty: Transitioning from a Graduate Student to a Young Professional

For the month of March, in honor of Women’s History Month, I am dedicating my weekly blog posts to the outstanding organizations, resources, and inspiring stories about women in STEM. You can view my posts from this year and past years by searching on the tag “Women’s History Month”. This week’s post comes from Robin McLachlan, Ph.D. student at University of Washington’s School of Oceanography. I first met Robin through …

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March 6, 2017

What NOAA means to me, and how to “make it matter” to others

What NOAA means to me, and how to "make it matter" to others

As the only Federal agency charged with water prediction and warning responsibilities, NOAA is uniquely positioned to address water challenges facing the nation – what does this mean, especially with a proposed reduced budget? And how/why should non-scientists care?

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March 1, 2017

“What if female scientists were celebrities?” [Women’s History Month]

"What if female scientists were celebrities?" [Women's History Month]

Dr. Millie Dresselhaus passed away on February 20, but earlier in the month, she became a celebrity beyond our scientific circles

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February 26, 2017

Abstract deadline approaching – 2017 Earth Educators’ Rendezvous

Abstract deadline approaching - 2017 Earth Educators' Rendezvous

The 2017 EER events will include workshops, oral and poster sessions, teaching demonstrations, panel discussions, plenary talks, and working groups. Abstract deadline is March 3rd.

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February 22, 2017

The first 100 days of climate science

The first 100 days of climate science

Climate Central is underscoring the value of science and rational approaches to policy making over the first 100 days our new President is in office with facts, stories, and videos

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February 18, 2017

Philadelphia’s Whaling Wall heading for extinction

Philadelphia's Whaling Wall heading for extinction

“I try to save as many of my murals as I can because it’s not just public art — it’s art that has a message of conservation”

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February 17, 2017

Wyland Whaling Walls for World Whale Day

Wyland Whaling Walls for World Whale Day

Celebrating World Whale Day with a shout-out to marine life artist Robert Wyland and his 100 life-size murals of whales and other marine life to change the way people view our oceans and to generate an awareness about environmental conservation

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February 11, 2017

International Day of Women and Girls in Science – February 11

International Day of Women and Girls in Science - February 11

“Meaningful progress must start with the rights and dignity of women, by nurturing their ingenuity and innovation.” — Irina Bokova, UNESCO

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