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One step forward, two steps back….?

One step forward, two steps back….?

by Judith M. Reichel One step forward, two steps back By Judith M. Reichel, PhD The Status Quo So much has been said and written about the “special kind of hell” that often describes the daily life of a postdoctoral research fellow. There have been objections […]

On Using a Makerspace for STEM Education

On Using a Makerspace for STEM Education

The Maker Movement has proved itself to be a valuable component of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education ecosystem. The underlying philosophy of this movement involves open-ended creativity, development of critical thinking and intellectual flexibility, as well as instill confidence and a sense of […]

For NYC High Schoolers, STEM Career Day Outranks Watching Netflix

For NYC High Schoolers, STEM Career Day Outranks Watching Netflix

“My friends are watching Netflix, I get to be here!” @NYCSchools #STEMmatters Career Day @RockefellerUniv #RockEdu pic.twitter.com/Cb9tkeUcJG — Science Outreach (@rockedu_) November 3, 2015 Over fifty NYC public high school students made the trek to The Rockefeller University for the Fourth Annual STEM Matters NYC […]

From Bench to Policy

From Bench to Policy

by Avital Percher and Devon Collins Rockefeller attracts people who are passionate about science. It is therefore no surprise that many researchers here move from behind their workbenches to get involved in projects that bring science beyond York Avenue. From art projects to public outreach, […]

Four Things I Learned by Starting a Science Podcast

Four Things I Learned by Starting a Science Podcast

By John Borghi Last week, I released the first official episode of Bold Signals– a podcast where I attempt to capture the human side of science. In each episode, I interview either a scientist about the lived experience of doing science or a non-scientist about how […]