Students Stand Up for Sub-Contracted Workers Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Students Stand Up for Sub-Contracted Workers Amid COVID-19 Crisis
At universities across the US, student-led efforts to achieve protection for custodial, food service, and other vendors’ employees have been met with mixed levels of success.
Students Stand Up for Sub-Contracted Workers Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Students Stand Up for Sub-Contracted Workers Amid COVID-19 Crisis

At universities across the US, student-led efforts to achieve protection for custodial, food service, and other vendors’ employees have been met with mixed levels of success.

At universities across the US, student-led efforts to achieve protection for custodial, food service, and other vendors’ employees have been met with mixed levels of success.

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The Second March for Science a Smaller Affair
The Second March for Science a Smaller Affair
Jim Daley, Ashley Yeager, Shawna Williams | Apr 14, 2018
Many cities around the globe, including Washington, DC, saw shrunken crowd sizes, and numerous events turned into rallies rather than processions.
Scenes from the 2018 March for Science
Scenes from the 2018 March for Science
Jim Daley, Ashley Yeager, Shawna Williams | Apr 14, 2018
“I'm not a mad scientist. I'm absolutely furious.”
Marching On
Marching On
Shawna Williams | Apr 12, 2018
Rush Holt, CEO of AAAS, discusses what’s changed as a result of the March for Science—and what hasn’t.
US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
US Scientists Running for Office in Record Numbers
Jim Daley | Mar 5, 2018
A science-oriented political action committee is supporting candidates across the country.
Researchers Team Up with Patients to Build a Breast Cancer Database
Researchers Team Up with Patients to Build a Breast Cancer Database
Jef Akst | Jan 1, 2018
Combining genomic, clinical, and patient-reported data, the Metastatic Breast Cancer Project provides a unique resource for the cancer community.
Opinion: Science, Meet Politics
Opinion: Science, Meet Politics
Miriam R. Fein | Aug 23, 2017
The events of the past six months have inspired advocacy for the first time.
So You’ve Been Mistaken as a White Nationalist
So You’ve Been Mistaken as a White Nationalist
Kerry Grens | Aug 17, 2017
Biomedical engineer Kyle Quinn fends off a frenzied Internet mob after being wrongly identified as a Charlottesville protester.
Opinion: When Science Meets Activism
Opinion: When Science Meets Activism
Jonathan M. Berman | May 3, 2017
Scientists new to advocacy must find balance between embracing diverse perspectives and guarding against anti-scientific beliefs.
Image of the Day: Science March Scenes
Image of the Day: Science March Scenes
The Scientist Staff | Apr 23, 2017
On April 22, thousands of people took to the streets to take part in Marches for Science around the world.
<em>The Scientist</em> at the March for Science in Washington, DC: April 22, 2017
The Scientist at the March for Science in Washington, DC: April 22, 2017
Bob Grant, Tracy Vence | Apr 23, 2017
Thousands of scientists and science supporters marched from the Washington Monument to the US Capitol this weekend.
Science March Sights and Signs
Science March Sights and Signs
Bob Grant, Diana Kwon, Tracy Vence, Kerry Grens | Apr 22, 2017
Thousands of people around the world gathered to show support for science today. Here’s a sampling of sights and signs from the Marches for Science in Berlin, Chicago, and Washington, DC.
TS Picks: April 20, 2017
TS Picks: April 20, 2017
Tracy Vence | Apr 20, 2017
March for Science edition
Opinion: Scientists Must Think Beyond Science
Opinion: Scientists Must Think Beyond Science
Jon F. Wilkins | Mar 23, 2017
If we are to defend science, we must stand together with the other truth-tellers, including our non-scientist colleagues.
Q&A: Marching for Science in Memphis
Q&A: Marching for Science in Memphis
Tracy Vence | Mar 22, 2017
A conversation with activist and undergraduate student Sydney Bryant
Opinion: After We March
Opinion: After We March
Sheril Kirshenbaum | Mar 16, 2017
How to become—and stay—involved in science policy 
The Science of Science Advocacy
The Science of Science Advocacy
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 15, 2017
Should researchers advocate for the inclusion of science in public policymaking?
Opinion: Welcome to SciComm
Opinion: Welcome to SciComm
Shane M. Hanlon | Mar 9, 2017
New to science communication? Here’s how to get started.
Science Advocate, Climate Change Authority Dies
Science Advocate, Climate Change Authority Dies
Jef Akst | Nov 6, 2016
Ralph Cicerone, former president of the National Academy of Sciences, has passed away at age 73.
Lisa Boyette Started a Nonprofit to Save Her Brother and Cure Other Diseases
Lisa Boyette Started a Nonprofit to Save Her Brother and Cure Other Diseases
Alison F. Takemura | Oct 1, 2016
Founder and CEO, Curable; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh. Age: 35