Tag Archives: science communication

Science in a New World of “Alternative Facts”

If you are an American, or have followed the brutal 2016 campaign season and election, it may not be a stretch to believe that we are coming into a new era: the post-truth era. Today’s Buzzword // Post-truth “It is no

Congratulations! Your article is published.

I’m so proud to share an email that I got in my inbox this afternoon. Congratulations! Your article is published. About a year ago (and with the critical eye of a wonderful educator who happens to be my sister-in-law), I started writing at

What I Learned in My Week on @iamscicomm

This week has been a challenging and rewarding week for me, personally and professionally/scientifically. Today I want to reflect a bit about my week and share some lessons that I’ve learned. The Personal Side I was nervous to be the

This week on @iamscicomm

This week, I am the “guest host” on a Twitter account for the first time! Because I want to focus on engaging with people about science communication, stereotypes and gender issues in science, and others! Please join in on some great

I am a Science Communicator

I rushed to the newsstand on campus, searching for as many issues of the Daily Bruin as I could find. Since it was the summer break, they printed fewer copies and distributed them in fewer places, turning my hunt into a