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March for Science planned in Beaufort

March for Science planned in Beaufort

The Beaufort March for Science is a peaceful, nonpartisan, inclusive event to promote science and to educate the local community about how science impacts their lives in Eastern North Carolina. Stop by to pick up free educational materials, talk to local scientists, and show your support for science.

GEST by the Numbers

GEST by the Numbers

A look at some data from the 2nd annual Girls Exploring Science and Technology event, and thoughts on GEST’s growth and impact.

Girls experiment with algae in annual STEM outreach event

Girls experiment with algae in annual STEM outreach event

Each year I lead an activity at the FEMMES (Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering, & Science) Capstone event on Duke’s campus. It is imperative to show younger generations of women that they can be the scientists, inventors and engineers of the future.

World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day is a Girl Scout tradition occurring annually on February 22nd. The goal is to celebrate international diversity and learn about other cultures.

Night at the Aquarium

Night at the Aquarium

The 5th Annual SciREN (Scientific Research and Education Network) Coast event occurred this week at the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, allowing local researchers to share lesson plans with educators from across eastern North Carolina.

Today we march, tomorrow we work

Today we march, tomorrow we work

While drawing block letters, I concentrated on what they stood for. I told myself that if I did this march, I needed to commit to working for what I’d be marching for.

Increasing the reproducibility and transparency of scientific research

Increasing the reproducibility and transparency of scientific research

Frustration with other studies’ insufficiencies in data reporting led to my increased awareness of scientific transparency.

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