ComSciCon has issued its third annual report, documenting the organization of our 2015 flagship national workshop which took place in June, the launch of four new ComSciCon-local and specialized workshop franchises around the country, and evaluating the impacts of our programming through quantified outcomes, longitudinal reporting on several participants, and personal testimony from attendees and invited experts. Read more about ComSciCon's 2015 Annual Report
Just two years on from the launch of ComSciCon, some of the longitudinal impacts of our programming on the graduate students who participate in ComSciCon workshops are already emerging. Here we check in with one ComSciCon alumna whose tremendous talent and skill for science communication, amplified by the connections and experiences she gained at ComSciCon, has catapulted her to remarkable success in the field of science journalism.
The culminating session at the national ComSciCon workshop of 2014 had one goal in mind: appeal to attendees to hold a local version of the workshop back at their home institutions. This goal was necessary, given that at the time approximately 850 STEM graduate students from around the country had applied for a mere 50 slots available at the national workshop. Read more about Reflecting on ComSciCon-Cornell, a regional workshop for upstate New York
As the 50 graduate students from around the country who were selected for the ComSciCon15 national workshop prepare to descend on Cambridge, MA, the full program for the workshop has been published online.