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Diving into the deep end: teaching my first course

A few years ago, a faculty member at a teaching college was giving a seminar at my university. It’s not often folks from teaching focused institutions pass through, and as someone that is considering positions at liberal arts schools, I was eager to hear what his job was like and what they were looking for when they hired. 454 more words

Academic Life

How to prepare a resume for a non-academic science job?

As you probably know already, my career path hasn’t exactly been a straight line. The transferable skills I developed during graduate school were very critical when I was looking for a job as a┬áscience communicator. 172 more words


Science and More Science

Carl Vallier
Citizen/Community Science Project 1
December 3, 2014

NOVA Cybersecurity Lab

This project helped me to spot phishing scams and learn the basics of coding. 236 more words

Community Outreach

Dinos 101: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Want to know about dinosaurs? You’re in luck. The University of Alberta is offering a free 12-week course, a MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) starting January 3rd. 599 more words

Science Education

The Minister who had originally proclaimed that funding for French-language science communication aimed at Quebec youth would be dramatically axed has now announced that the financing will, after all, be maintained. 87 more words

Science Education