Scientists Donate $8,000 to Kids STEM Education With Their March Madness Brackets

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Scientists start April outreach and engagement strong by raising $8,000 for kids STEM education by playing March Madness brackets with Donors Choose.

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Why I WILL Be Marching For Science And Hope You Will, Too

Gordon Street, PhD

If we hope to counter the growth of anti-science in our electorate, science needs a champion and a grassroots movement. That's why I WILL be Marching for Science Aprill 22nd.

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How to Be Heard by Legislators about Proposed NIH Budget Cuts

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

A how-to guide for calling and writing your legislators about the proposed NIH budget cuts. Do it! Scientists are making a difference.

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Darwins' Balls Update!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Thank you all for the amazing roll out for the 5th Annual Darwins' Balls Bracket Challenge for STEM Education. We had a CRAZY amount of success this year. Just for …

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You're Marching for Science? Great. Do These Things First.

BethAnn McLaughlin, PhD

The science sky is falling and it's not going to wait for you to go to a Scientists March. Do these things now to stop the gutting of NIH and NSF funding.

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Academics! Play with Darwins' Balls to Fund STEM Education

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Do your March Madness Bracket to benefit STEM projects for middle schoolers! We've raised $11,000 in 5 years. Let's make this year baller!

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Mensches, Mentors and Badasses: My Science Valentines

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

  Thank you, Hallmark, for your made up soul-crushing holiday that brings tears to middle school kids and single squirrels everywhere. On behalf of scientists,  I hereby reclaim your crappy …

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Nine New Year's Resolutions for Academics

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Think, write, teach, discover and read. These are the things we love and why we joined this great profession, but so many things are in your way and killing your …

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Desk Guide for Scientists: Working with Media

The Edge for Scholars

Have you fumbled in front of a camera or wished you could answer a question differently after a reporter's already filed the story?  Haven't yet, but think you might? This …

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Scientists and Clinicians: PR is Not a Four Letter Word

The Edge for Scholars

Many of us were trained to avoid reporters like the plague. We were told that our words would be misconstrued, our colleagues would judge us as being 'showy' and that …

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