Blog: Network News

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

Revised July 6, 2020

We know many NISE Network partners have canceled public events and temporarily closed facilities in order to slow the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 and protect your communities. At this time, we want you to know that the safety of your...

Catherine McCarthy, Arizona State University

Nano mini-exhibitions looking for new homes

Nano exhibition

We have recently learned about several copies of the Nano mini-exhibition that are looking for new homes. The NISE Network distributed 93 copies of these small-footprint 400 square-foot interactive exhibitions across the United States...

Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
In May, the NISE Network's Sustainability Fellowship Program led by Arizona State University hosted its first virtual workshop, due to COVID-19, for its final cohort of fellows. Over four days, 28 fellows delved into defining what sustainability means to them, for their institutions, and how to apply this knowledge to a sustainability project over the next few months, especially as we all adjust to living in times of COVID-19.
Nich Weller, Arizona State University
In January 2020, thirty-four museum professionals from across the NISE Network came to Arizona State University as part of the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability in Science and Technology Museums Fellowship. Following their time in Tempe, fellows returned to their organizations with new tools, resources, and relationships cultivated from the workshop to conduct their projects, ranging from updating exhibits to planning museum renovations to providing professional development at their organization about sustainability.
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science
Take part in the free, interactive STEM for All Video Showcase, May 5-12. This online showcase gives you the opportunity to learn about the latest research efforts to transform STEM education, communicate directly with researchers and practitioners, and vote for your favorite videos. Be sure to take a look at this short 3-minute Let's Do Chemistry! New Attitudes about Learning Chemistry video!
Kayla Berry, Museum of Science

These past couple of months, NISE Network partners have continued to find creative ways to remotely engage their communities in fun science learning experiences and provide outreach throughout the coronavirus COVID-19 shutdown.

Here are just a few partner highlights that have...

Kayla Berry, Museum of Science

The NISE Network continues to be amazed at the way partners are rapidly adjusting to changing times, learning how to adapt in-person programs, demonstrations and activities into virtual and at-home learning experiences. This is no small feat and we want to...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

As many of us engage in social distancing to try to slow the spread of coronavirus, we know many of our partner staff are being asked to work from home. For some, this may be your first time working from...

Ali Jackson, Sciencenter

Check Your Box & Missing Items  

2020 Explore Science: Earth and Space Toolkit Part A

It has come to our attention that there are a couple of missing items from this year’s toolkit. We are mailing out replacement materials to all partners...

Nich Weller, Arizona State University
Dozens of NISE Network partners started off the new year in sustainable fashion. Thirty museum professionals finished their participation in the Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability in Science and Technology Museums Fellowship program where they learned about sustainability and planned their own sustainability efforts. This was the first of three cohorts in the program designed to help...