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May 20, 2018

My year as Faculty Senate Chair: reflection and suggestions

I knew my research productivity would be impacted, but I never thought my teaching or health would also take a toll during my term as Faculty Senate Chair

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April 15, 2018

Serving as a speaker at the 2018 Philadelphia Rally for Science

As groups across the globe gathered on April 14 to stand up for science, I had the honor of speaking at the Philadelphia Rally for Science

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March 29, 2018

Articles on women in STEM, April 2017-March 2018 [Women’s History Month]

For the month of March, in honor of Women’s History Month, I dedicate some of my 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, my final post for Women’s History Month 2018, has been a work-in-progress for the past year. Previously, my …

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March 26, 2018

The Marjorie – Reclaiming #FloridaWoman for the Florida environment [Women’s History Month]

The Marjorie is bringing some inspiration to the #FloridaWoman hashtag by showcasing the great work by women in Florida who help fight for, preserve, communicate and garner appreciation for the Florida environment. This is a must-read site!

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March 13, 2018

A conversation about science communication with NOAA’s RDML Tim Gallaudet, Ph.D.

How do we tell the stories of NOAA? Do we focus on the “bells and whistles” of the satellites, or take people on a journey of the start of satellites and why they matter? Dr. Gallaudet has been thinking about this approach…

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March 9, 2018

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and Season 2 of Global Weirding [Women’s History Month]

Please consider sharing at least one of Dr. Hayhoe’s videos with your students, or post a link on your social media account. Help the climate change discussion by sharing a thoughtful and accurate response to a frequently asked question.

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March 7, 2018

Wonders of Water at the Philadelphia Flower Show

Wonders of Water is the theme of the 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show – so how much information about water was on display?

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March 4, 2018

Turn your students into citizen scientists with the mPING app

Help NOAA scientists improve observations with your own reports of ground precipitation submitted through the mPING app

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February 7, 2018

The Franklin Institute hosts Science and Storytelling speaker

Amy Harmon (New York Times reporter) reminds us that need to give more thought as to how much people hold on to their beliefs, and that for some, there is a social cost to questioning and believing science

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February 5, 2018

Resources from the 9th Annual Forum on Digital Learning and ePortfolios

What did I learn at the end of the day? I learned that there is MUCH more to ePortfolios than I thought! Starting with the letter “e”…

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