advancing the art of science communication

curiousSCIENCEwriters is an innovative extracurricular program that trains curious and creative high school communicators to bring complex science to the general public through the power of story. Learn More →

fascinating stories for all audiences, conceived and written by students.

Applications for the Class of 2022 are OPEN

The 2022 Summer Boot Camp will be held virtually from July 11 to 15

NEW: In-Person opportunities may be available in some areas

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19 Jan 2022

Could Spiders Spin New Heart Tissue?

On average, one person dies from cardiovascular disease every thirty-six seconds in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control…

11 Jan 2022

A Holistic Approach to HIV: Social Disparity and Its Impact

Getting infected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) doesn’t only depend on one’s choices, like choosing to wear a condom while having…

20 Dec 2021

Syrian Hamsters Lend a Paw to COVID-19 Research

It was early spring 2020 and things were looking bleak. COVID-19 cases were skyrocketing worldwide. Dr. Kyle Rosenke, a staff researcher at…

Do you have the drive and passion for science communication?

Curious Science Writers (cSw) is a training program for exceptional high school students with a passion for science and writing. Created to “advance the art of science communication,” cSw is an innovative, extracurricular program that prepares highly motivated high school communicators to bring complex biomedical science to the general public through the power of story.