From cSw's SUNDAY@SEVEN Series: It's easy to feel intimidated and ignorant when interviewing experts in a field you don't know much about. However, we should remember that we are writers, and our job is to ask questions until we understand the logic-- so there is NO such thing…
Did you know that humans now have shorter attention spans than that of goldfish? With the advent of multitasking, grabbing people’s attention is more difficult than ever. So, how DO people manage to interest their audience? Anne Marie Santoro, founder of From the Heart Communications, discusses how to find the "heartbeat" of a story in her interview with cSw staff.
Wednesday, July 13th, was the day my life changed. That’s when high school students from curiousSCIENCEwriters (cSw) introduced us to the important field of science journalism and talked about using social media to communicate about biomedical research. We visited the cSw website where science stories written, edited and designed by students are published.
With technology and science changing so rapidly, it’s a wonder that anyone can keep up with the many emerging technologies or even understand the advances being made. But thanks to pioneering work in science journalism by curiousSciencewriters (cSw), bioscience is becoming more accessible to everyone.
On a beautiful summer Saturday, cSw writers, editors, graphic designers and comms mentors met up for the annual High School Science Communications Forum at Monmouth University. It was a day full of networking, skill-building and inspiration for these curious and creative young science communicators.
Listen to the audio of A Discussion With John Morano- Issues of Extinction, Habitat Deletion and Climate Change for Readers of Popular Fiction. Concerned with endangered species and habitat depletion, John pens stories of imperiled creatures and habitats that can’t speak for themselves.
curiousSCIENCEwriters challenge the stereotype that laboratories are boring places filled with boring people, revealing to the world a colorful universe with a diameter one tenth of the thickness of a human hair. This organization understands that science does not dehumanize, but rather provides something vital to human survival: hope.
As a student in one of the nation’s most rigorous STEM high schools, 16-year-old Eileen Huang never expected to write poetry, let alone have it change her life. In this funny, surprising, and moving talk, she tells the unexpected story of how her passion for writing and storytelling took her to the White House, got her to meet the First Lady, and, ultimately, revealed her true potential and self-confidence.
Our cSw Chief Editor, Katie McCreedy, has been selected by the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English (NJCTE) as their 2016 Personal Essay Bronze Medalist. Katie wrote about her experiences as a young student taking NJ Transit. She noted that passengers are less willing to engage in conversation, making it even more important to value personal relationships.
Bret Silverstein, one of our staff writers and a junior at the Academy of Allied Health and Science in Neptune, NJ, has been selected to serve on the Youth Advisory Council to Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. The Council was created to gain important insights from the students of…