NISE Network Blog

Rashmi Nanjundaswamy

We would like to welcome the science center Laberinto de las Ciencias y las Artes (Labyrinth of Science and Art, by its name in Spanish) as a NISE Net international member. Since Laberinto opened in 2008, their visitors have had...

Aaron Guerrero

The Imaginarium of South Texas in Laredo, TX has been an involved member of the NISE Network since 2008 when they first started hosting NanoDays events. This past year they took their programming to a new level by adopting the...

Catherine McCarthy

We are pleased to announce that online applications are now available for NISE Network museum partners to apply for a free copy of the Nano mini-exhibition. Online applications are due March 1, 2012. Nano is an interactive exhibition that engages...

Catherine McCarthy

NanoDays kits will be shipped in early January, 2012. Please note that the kit will come in three separate boxes this year: very large box containing almost everything (30"x20"x18" in size) flat box with the Build a Giant Puzzle activity...

Catherine McCarthy

Regional hub leaders are contacting NanoDays physical kit applicants individually regarding awards. As always, making decisions was a difficult process with only 225 physical kits to award. We encourage all those who were not awarded a physical kit to utilize...

Larry Bell

Day 2 of the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Grantee Conference in DC on December 6 had a signficant focus on education. As a discussant following one of the panels, Bob Chang, Director of the Nanotechnology Center for Learning and Teaching,...

Larry Bell

Where is the research happening? Is the National Nanotechnology Initiative continuing to grow? What are the focus areas? Mike Roco, who leads NSF's nanoscale science and engineering work, shared the following images at the annual Nanoscale Science and Engineering Conference...

Catherine McCarthy

The deadline for applying for NanoDays physical kits is Thursday, December 8th! Similar to past years, we expect to reeive many more applications than kits, and once again this will be a competitive process. If your organization is not awarded...

Tim Hecox

Located within a public school system where 73% of the students are Hispanic, the Las Cruces Museum of Natural History (LCMNH) in Las Cruces, New Mexico strives to find new and successful ways to reach their vastly diverse and often...

Vrylena Olney

Looking for ideas for NanoDays 2012 ? I'll be highlighting some examples of NanoDays activities from the 2011 NanoDays reports in the NISE Net blog over the next few weeks. A number of partners last year included science theater in...