An invitation from an IUB Biology faculty member:
The current scientific climate in the U.S. is bleak.
Scientific Literacy in the US is Suffering
A recent Pew Research poll shows that the American public does not understand basic facts about the world around them.
Science Funding is Under Attack
There are a myriad of ways in which the proposed 2018 budget from the current administration will squeeze science agencies.
How can YOU help?
Illustrate the benefits of scientific research
Join our science writing group. Our goals are simple: to identify stories that resonate with the general public, public officials, and young scientists and illustrate the importance of a robust scientific enterprise and to communicate our awesome science.
When: Friday, April 14, 3:00 to 5:00 PM
Where: Chemistry 500
What to bring: pen and pencil, laptop, whatever you use for writing