NISE Network Blog

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

At the October 2015 ASTC Conference, the NISE Network distributed a one-page summary of all the new upcoming opportunities for new and existing NISE Network partners including: Museum & Community Partnerships Explore Science kits, Building with Biology kits, Sustainability in...

Veronika Nunez, OMSI

This month's Partner Highlight features a NISE Net partner whose collaborative projects with a local community organization helps provide high-quality STEM learning experiences to Latina girls and women through hands-on programming and more. The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry...

Catherine McCarthy

Many congratulations to Larry Bell and Marilyn Johnson - the 2015 recipients of the ASTC Leading Edge Award for Leadership in the Field (Nonexecutive Leadership). As senior vice president for strategic initiatives at the Museum of Science in Boston, Massachusetts,...
Christina Akers
Little Shop of Nano... If you’re not familiar with the film or Broadway show, "Little Shop of Horrors," you may not realize what happens when you feed and nurture a strange plant that ultimately grows, well…beyond needing you. The rest...

Kayla Berry, Museum of Science, Boston

During the summer months, youth often have more free time on their hands, and many families find themselves seeking ways to keep their children safe and engaged when not in school. Youth-serving and community-based organizations such as the Boys &...

Joshua E. Brown, University Communications, University of Vermont

This article is reprinted with the permission of the author, Joshua E. Brown, University Communications, University of Vermont. This article, Building the World's Smallest Faucet was originally published on May 20, 2015 at http://www.uvm.edu/~uvmpr/?Page=news&&storyID=20939 . The original publication includes images...

Catherine McCarthy

Three exciting new opportunities have been announced for NISE Network partners! These new projects provide new ways to engage the public in current science topics. 1) Museum and Community Partnerships sponsored by NSF, existing NISE Network partners will be able...

Larry Bell

Even as our ten years of funding from the National Science Foundation comes to an end, the NISE Net's capacity to reach the public is at its peak! The numbers in our year-10 annual report show a total of 598...

Jayatri Das, The Franklin Institute, and NISE Network Mid-Atlantic Regional Hub Leader

In her position as Program Director for Education and Outreach at Penn State University’s Center for Nanoscale Science , Kristin Dreyer’s initiatives reach a wide range of audiences. For NanoDays 2015 , she planned three different events. First, she coordinated...

Ali Jackson

We've gotten some great press and social media coverage of NanoDays events around the country this year. Below are a few highlights! NanoDays on social media (search #NanoDays) NanoDays on Twitter NanoDays on Instagram You can also find NanoDays photos...