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Vote for Our NSF Graduate Education Challenge Entry!

Recently, the NSF put out a call for innovative ideas to improve graduate education. We submitted a proposal to get programs like Engage/UW Science Now going around the country. We’re excited to share that we’ve made it through the first

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New Venue for Engage: The Science Speaker Series

Engage: The Science Speaker Series, presents “UW Science Now,” hosted by the Seattle Science Lectures this year. Our talks will either be downstairs at Town Hall or at the Town Hall Pub. See below for schedule and ticket information. More information

Next Engage Seminar – UW Grad Students Sign Up Now!

Please help us spread the word and sign up for our next seminar! Download a flier, print it, and hang it up in your department! Communicating Science to the Public Effectively ASTR 599B (sln 21050) Autumn 2011 2 credits (Credit/No

Need Some Plans Monday Night?

How about seeing Rachel Mitchel, an Engage speaker, organizer, and seminar instructor, at science on tap? http://scienceontap.org/ Upcoming at the Ravenna Location: Rachel Mitchell School of Forest Resources, University of Washington “A Global Shop of Horrors: Invasive Plants in an

Engage Seminar Mentioned on “The Intersection”

Check it out! 

Chelsea MacLeod’s Talk

Chelsea MacLeod is using astronomical surveys and statistics to study the variability of quasars. Check it out!

Earth as an Extrasolar Planet

Tyler Robinson will finish off our first season of talks explaining how he looks at Earth as if it were viewed from another solar system. The talk is this Wednesday (5/19) from 7-7:30 in PAA 118 followed by about 30 minutes of

Charlotte Christensen’s Research

In case you missed the talk (we’ll the videos up as soon as we can*) you can read all about it! Greg Scheiderer stopped by: http://www.examiner.com/x-30469-Seattle-Astronomy-Examiner~y2010m3d18-In-search-of-missing-molecular-hydrogen *If you have a passion for video editing and don’t require any compensation besides a

The Science Speaker Series

The Science Speaker Series By Phil, on March 1st, 2010 A few of us organizers are graduate students in the  Astronomy department at UW. We’ve been giving shows in the campus planetarium since we arrived on campus. Last year was

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