2022 was an exciting year here at PEWS! Here's a look back at our year. We began 2022 by hiring our new Program Director, Max Cormendy. Max came to us from the University of Cincinnati Office of Research and is an experienced event planner and outreach coordinator. He is also the Executive Director of the … Continue reading PEWS in 2022
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We are happy to announce that PEWS is included among the featured programs for University of Cincinnati's upcoming Day of Giving on Giving Tuesday, November 29th. Please consider making a gift. PEWS's page for UC's Day of Giving is here (link). Donations will help support the center's growth, events about science and the public at UC and … Continue reading Support PEWS on Giving Tuesday!
We are thrilled to announce that the National Science Foundation Innovations in Graduate Education program has awarded the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science (PEWS) funding to support a new interdisciplinary educational sequence for graduate students in public engagement with science. PEWS will receive $500,000 over three years to pilot coursework and internships in … Continue reading NSF Funds UC Graduate Training in Public Engagement with Science
The School of Education at the University of Cincinnati is exploring how to best serve local K-12 formal and community educators in the rapidly growing field of sustainability education. Details: Who: K-12 educators (formal, informal) interested in sustainability education. What: Focus group to explore work, needs, and interests regarding sustainability education and how UC can … Continue reading UC Engagement with Local K-12 Educators: Sustainability Education for Urban Solutions Focus Group
Do you know of an upcoming community event about science? Are there outreach resources that you want to shared with interested individuals? Is your company or institution hiring for a position related in some way to public engagement with science? We want to hear from you! Part of our work here at the UC Center … Continue reading Share your announcements and events with us!
We are very excited to share that PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart has been awarded a Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship, which celebrates and supports faculty in the humanities who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation. Each Fellow receives $50,000 to pursue a public-facing project. The Whiting Public Engagement Program (WPEP) is a distinctive national grant founded to champion the … Continue reading PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart wins Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship
We are excited to announce the launch of the Center for Public Engagement with Science donation page! Please consider making a gift to PEWS. Donations will help support student internships with PEWS, local Cincinnati events about science, and interdisciplinary research into effective public engagement with science. DONATE NOW PEWS started less than five years ago … Continue reading PEWS Needs Your Support
What lies at the intersection of decoloniality and philosophy of science? To answer this question, I turned to the informal science educators at Cincinnati Museum Center (CMC) for guidance. Informal science educators, Brenda Hunda and Brian Pollock were both speakers at the PEWS 2021 Workshop. I also watched Brenda’s presentation addressing Ways of Knowing while … Continue reading Ways of Knowing & Informal Science Education
What role can philosophy play in science communication? In an interview with PhilSciComm, Angela Potochnik and Melissa Jacquart discuss the benefits and challenges of philosophers engaging in science communication, as well as describe the Center's upcoming workshop.
We are excited to welcome Dr. Ryan Feigenbaum as the Center for Public Engagement with Science’s new Program Director. Dr. Feigenbaum will also serve as the new Executive Director of the Philosophy of Science Association (see PSA announcement here). He combines experience in digital media, web development, and digital humanities with expertise in the history … Continue reading Welcome Dr. Ryan Feigenbaum