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See what your neighbors are saying!

Results are rolling in — keep sharing Glencoe!

Thanks to all who have shared ideas via the chalkboards stationed in Wyman Green! Check out the results thus far and photos posted below. 78 more words

Public Engagement

Nominate a scientist for the AAAS early career award for public engagement with Science! and $5000 #science

Do you know a scientist that does an awesome job engaging the public in science? Nominate them for a AAAS award! Check out the eligibility requirements and more info at the… 81 more words

White House open data engagement suggestions highlights lack of vision [UPDATED]

Here’s how the White House Office of Science and Technology suggests government engage the public around open data:  data jams, datapaloozas and hackathons.

Open Data Engagement…

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My first Public Engagement experience: done!

Two weeks ago, I had my first physical experience in public engagement, and it was amazing! Me and my colleague Leticia Fernandez-Fontecha transformed our research into a practical activity through which we could talk about our issues to people that had nothing to do with the academia. 581 more words

Study reveals public misperceptions about local transportation issues

Aging roads and bridges, increased traffic and persistently constrained revenues put local road systems in peril, but the public is largely unaware of the pressures facing their communities, a Minnesota Local Road Research Board study has found. 336 more words


Walking the Walk: On Being the Historian in an Immigration Debate

For the academic historian today, there is more and more pressure to step outside the office, the conference and the lecture hall to make our work relevant to current public debates. 1,638 more words