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Project Kaleidoscope Summer Leadership Institute for STEM Faculty

Call for Applications Institute I: July 14–July 19, 2015 The Claggett Center: Adamstown, Maryland Institute II: July 21–July 26, 2015 The Claggett Center: Adamstown, Maryland Institute III: July 25–30, 2015 The Baca Campus of Colorado College: Crestone, Colorado Applications Due February 10, 2015 (11:59 p.m. local time) The PKAL Summer Leadership Institute is designed for … Read More

Buzzfeed as a way to improve public engagement with research?

Mark Marino a professor at the University of Southern California, has published a “listicle” on the popular site Buzzfeedarguing that researchers should write more Buzzfeed-style articles.  He is trying to create a new journal BuzzAdemia(Facebook page) to disseminate similar types of scholarship.  He argues that such publications can reach a much larger audience of non-academics who … Read More