Event Highlights: Careers in Public Engagement with Science Panel

On April 26, over 45 people joined us for the virtual Careers in Public Engagement with Science event to hear Cincinnati-area professionals talk about their careers working with the public or on issues of public concern. Read on for panel highlights, or click here to jump to the recording of the panel discussion at the … Continue reading Event Highlights: Careers in Public Engagement with Science Panel

PEWS Associate Director Melissa Jacquart wins Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship

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

Careers in Public Engagement with Science Panel – April 26

Join us from 12-1:30pm on Tuesday, April 26th for the PEWS Careers in Public Engagement with Science panel! This virtual event will showcase a variety of career paths for STEM, Humanities, and Social Science undergraduate and graduate students interested in public engagement with science. Presenters will discuss their career paths and answer questions about working … Continue reading Careers in Public Engagement with Science Panel – April 26

Announcing the Sustainability Highlights Interview Series

The Center for the Public Engagement with Science has launched an interview series highlighting sustainability research happening at the University of Cincinnati, as part of its sustainability initiative funded by Research 2030 of UC’s Office of Research. You can view the first three interviews of this series on the Center’s Youtube channel and on the … Continue reading Announcing the Sustainability Highlights Interview Series

Community Partnership for Sustainability Event – April 15

On Friday, April 15, UC's Center for Public Engagement with Science is hosting a Community Partnership for Sustainability event, a unique opportunity for Cincinnati-area researchers, faculty, and students to connect with community partners working in sustainability. The virtual event from 12–2pm features presentations by community organizations and is followed by an in-person networking reception from … Continue reading Community Partnership for Sustainability Event – April 15

Introducing the new PEWS Sustainability Interns

PEWS, with the support of UC Research2030, is excited to introduce the three new PEWS Sustainability Interns: Zeke King Phillips, Kat Timm, and Jessica Roncker, all three graduate students at UC. Zeke King Phillips Zeke King Phillips is a 3rd year graduate student and PhD candidate in UC's Geology Department. Prior to his arrival at … Continue reading Introducing the new PEWS Sustainability Interns

Meet Meg Corcoran, new PEWS Social Media and Web Coordinator

Meg Corcoran is a third year Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geology at UC who is excited to share her excitement for public engagement with science this year with the UC Center for Public Engagement with Science (PEWS) community. Her research focuses on using the stable isotope biogeochemistry to understand how climate change will … Continue reading Meet Meg Corcoran, new PEWS Social Media and Web Coordinator

The Sea in the Statehouse

Fossils can be found in rocks throughout Ohio, but have you ever thought to look in the walls of buildings? Mark Peter, a paleontologist for the Ohio Geological Survey, encourages people to do just that. Geological Outreach Mark has been interested in fossils, especially those of crinoids and trilobites, since his youth. He attended his … Continue reading The Sea in the Statehouse

Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic

This week, we had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic about her public health research and work in the community. Dr. Butsch Kovacic is an Associate Dean of the University Of Cincinnati College of Allied Health Sciences and also has an appointment in the Division of Asthma Research at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  Inspiring a Change in Focus  Dr. Butsch Kovacic is a cross trained as a basic scientist … Continue reading Affiliate Spotlight: Dr. Melinda Butsch Kovacic