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  • AppSciComm Summer Quarterly Coffee Chat
    AppSciComm Summer Quarterly Coffee Chat
    Fri, Jun 14
    Virtual Event (Zoom); Free!
    Jun 14, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Virtual Event (Zoom); Free!
  • AppSciComm Storytelling Panel: Joys & Challenges of Science Communication
    AppSciComm Storytelling Panel: Joys & Challenges of Science Communication
    Tue, May 14
    Zoom; Free for members, $7 for non-members
    May 14, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom; Free for members, $7 for non-members
    Join our panelists in a discussion about joys and challenges of being a science communicator in Appalachia and beyond!
  • AppSciComm Storytelling Series: How to Craft an Engaging Nature Story
    AppSciComm Storytelling Series: How to Craft an Engaging Nature Story
    Wed, Apr 24
    Zoom; Free for members, $7 for non-members
    Apr 24, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Zoom; Free for members, $7 for non-members
    Join Nikki Forrester, a freelance science journalist based in the mountains of West Virginia, in a discussion about the craft of nature writing.
  • AppSciComm Storytelling Series: Beyond the News Release
    AppSciComm Storytelling Series: Beyond the News Release
    Tue, Mar 19
    Zoom; Free for members, $7 for non-members
    Mar 19, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom; Free for members, $7 for non-members
    Join Matt Shipman, the assistant director of research communications for North Carolina State University's News Services, in a discussion about fun ways to highlight institutional expertise (no press release required!).
  • AppSciComm Spring Quarterly Coffee Chat
    AppSciComm Spring Quarterly Coffee Chat
    Wed, Mar 13
    Virtual Event (Zoom); Free!
    Mar 13, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Virtual Event (Zoom); Free!
  • AppSciComm Storytelling Series: How to talk to the public about healthcare conspiracy thinking
    AppSciComm Storytelling Series: How to talk to the public about healthcare conspiracy thinking
    Wed, Feb 28
    Zoom; Free for members, $7 for non-members
    Feb 28, 2024, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom; Free for members, $7 for non-members
    For the first installment of the AppSciComm Storytelling series, join the expert on healthcare skepticism and misinformation Wendy Welch, Ph.D., M.P.H., in a discussion about conspiracy thinking and how to combat it through effective science communication.
  • AppSciComm Quarterly Coffee Chat
    AppSciComm Quarterly Coffee Chat
    Thu, Dec 07
    Virtual Event (Zoom)
    Dec 07, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Virtual Event (Zoom)
  • Tennessee Event: Behind-the-Scenes Museum Tour
    Tennessee Event: Behind-the-Scenes Museum Tour
    Thu, Nov 09
    McClung Natural History Museum
    Nov 09, 2023, 3:45 PM – 6:00 PM
    McClung Natural History Museum, 1327 Cir Park Dr, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Join Tennessee-based AppSciComm members for a special tour of the malacology collection at the McClung Natural History Museum, followed by a stroll to the University of Tennessee Herbarium.
  • Science After Dark at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History
    Science After Dark at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History
    Thu, Nov 02
    Pittsburgh
    Nov 02, 2023, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
    Pittsburgh, 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Join fellow AppSciComm members in-person for a special behind-the-scenes look at some of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History's famed collections.
  • How Kristina Marusic Wrote and Published a Nonfiction Science Book
    How Kristina Marusic Wrote and Published a Nonfiction Science Book
    Thu, May 18
    Zoom
    May 18, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    AppSciComm member and Pittsburgh-based environmental reporter Kristina Marusic wrote and published A New War on Cancer through Island Press. How did she do it?
  • Book Launch with Appalachian Science Writer Kristina Marusic
    Book Launch with Appalachian Science Writer Kristina Marusic
    Tue, May 09
    Pittsburgh
    May 09, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Pittsburgh, 4754 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    AppSciComm is thrilled to co-host a book launch party for Kristina Marusic in celebration of her nonfiction book, A New War on Cancer! Kristina will be in conversation with Dani Wilson, Executive Director of the Cancer and Environment Network of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
  • AppSciComm Scientist Talks: Cultural Landscapes with Simon DeDeo
    AppSciComm Scientist Talks: Cultural Landscapes with Simon DeDeo
    Tue, Apr 11
    Zoom
    Apr 11, 2023, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Zoom
    Do cultural institutions evolve and change like living organisms? Carnegie Mellon University professor Simon DeDeo uses supercomputing and ideas borrowed from biological evolution to analyze the history and relationships of over 400 religions worldwide.
  • Workshop: How to Host a Research Webinar
    Workshop: How to Host a Research Webinar
    Thu, Mar 23
    Zoom
    Mar 23, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT
    Zoom
    Ever wonder how to launch public webinars about science? This presentation will give tips on how to find a niche for your series and set it up for success, and how to run each webinar as smoothly as possible.
  • Virtual Fall Career Development Series: Agency Life
    Virtual Fall Career Development Series: Agency Life
    Tue, Dec 13
    Zoom
    Dec 13, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Erin Hare, Ph.D., is a Vice President of Science Writing at the Manhattan-based boutique PR firm Chandler Chicco Agency. Formerly a neuroscience researcher, a freelance science journalist and a PIO, Erin will share how she found her way down a winding path from bench science to agency life.
  • Virtual Fall Career Development Series: Return From “The Dark Side”
    Virtual Fall Career Development Series: Return From “The Dark Side”
    Tue, Nov 15
    Zoom
    Nov 15, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Lori Kersey, city and county reporter at the Gazette-Mail in Charleston, W.Va., will discuss switching from journalist to public information officer and back – it is possible!
  • Virtual Fall Career Development Series: From Freelance to Staff
    Virtual Fall Career Development Series: From Freelance to Staff
    Tue, Oct 11
    Zoom
    Oct 11, 2022, 4:00 PM – Oct 12, 2022, 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    After more than a decade of freelancing, Karen Weintraub joined the staff of USA Today. Hear her thoughts on how/why she made the leap.
  • Virtual Fall Career Development Series: Career Insights from AppSciComm’s Science Writers Board Candidate
    Virtual Fall Career Development Series: Career Insights from AppSciComm’s Science Writers Board Candidate
    Tue, Sep 13
    Zoom
    Sep 13, 2022, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Zoom
    Ana Gorelova, Ph.D., will discuss her journey from bench scientist to PIO
  • Cave Science Up Close
    Cave Science Up Close
    Sat, Aug 27
    Laurel Caverns
    Aug 27, 2022, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Laurel Caverns, 1065 Skyline Dr, Farmington, PA 15437, USA
    Do you enjoy geology, adventure, or just plain getting dirty? This is the event for you! Come to Laurel Caverns for a special behind-the-scenes speleology experience, with the option to explore a "wild" cave.
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