For a while, I couldn’t really picture a career for myself in science writing. I was aware of scientists and writers, but I was not familiar with any science writers. This changed throughout the Curious Science Writers (cSw) boot camp. All of a sudden, my notepad was bursting…
Curious Science Writers is an extraordinary opportunity for all young people and I wholeheartedly endorse it. I’ve always had an artistic and philosophical focus on life. I love writing poetry, painting, and ranting to my sister about the hidden colors in the ripples of a lake. But this…
It was the middle of July 2020. The world was gripped in the throes of COVID-19. It was a summer unlike any other. With schools across the country closed for the pandemic, countless summer learning opportunities also came to a standstill.. With a dearth of engagement and enrichment…
On Thursday, July 25th, Curious Science Writers visited the National Institutes of Health (NIH) headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland to learn about cutting-edge research from scientists themselves and to understand the role that animals play.
cSw staffers joined hundreds of New Jersey high school girls at Rutgers to explore pathways to STEM careers in the biological sciences.
cSw’s First Joint Webinar Explores STEM, Technology and Enterprise Development. A post-webinar report from moderator Akila Saravanan.
Kudos to Akansha Khurana, who was a natural media star during cSw's Sunday@7 webinar on April 22. Her interview of Tien Nguyen, Science Reporter at Chemical and Engineering News, provided such useful tips.
Sunday@7 Webinar: Advancing the Art of Science Communication: An Intergenerational Exchange. April 22, 2018, 7-8pm EDT. Register Now!
From Lab to Market: An Intergenerational Discussion, April 29, 2018, 7:00-8:00 pm EDT. With Judith Sheft: Associate Vice President, Technology Development, New Jersey Institute of Technology and Akila Saravanan: Editor-in-Chief, curiousSCIENCEwriters
Rutgers University recently hosted the largest Young Women in Bio (YWIB) event ever held in the US and Canada. The message from the panelists was clear: Be motivated, pursue your dreams and be flexible. Opportunities for women in STEM fields are growing.