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Preparing for Univision: Bringing science education to Spanish speakers

Ana Aceves, former undergraduate, astrophysics and media studies | September 3, 2014

For 10 weeks this summer, I was living my career dream. I was scripting and producing science videos for Univision Noticias, a Spanish news network. For the past 40 years, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has organized the Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellowship. It sends students to news sites around … Continue reading »

How lingering on ‘extracurriculars’ led to a career

Jane Hu, alumna (PhD, psychology) |

As a psychology graduate student, my main job was to conduct research studies. But over time, I discovered that what I really enjoyed was telling other people about scientific findings: giving talks at conferences, writing papers, or even just explaining my studies to participants. As my interest in science communication solidified, I panicked about what … Continue reading »