Five entomologists, participating on behalf of the Entomological Society of America, attended the March for Science summit "Science | Government, Institutions & Society" in Chicago, July 6-8. Here's a glimpse at how the event motivated them to "stand up for science."
Entomologists Ashley Kennedy and Lina Bernaola participated in the 2018 March for Science in Washington, DC, on April 14. Kennedy and Bernaola say that, though the March was smaller than the 2017 edition, it left them inspired to "continue taking steps forward to enhance advocacy for science."
By Marianne Alleyne, Ph.D., and Leellen Solter, Ph.D. On a cloudy day in April, these two long-time friends set out on a journey from Central Illinois to Washington, DC. Road […]
By Johanna Elsensohn For over a hundred years, land-grant colleges and universities (LGUs, as defined by the Morrill Acts of 1862 and 1890, as well as 1994 institutions) and associated […]
By Thomas E. Anderson, Ph.D. As a Science Policy Fellow of the Entomological Society of America, I recently participated in the 2017 Nothing But Nets (NBN) Malaria Leadership Summit in […]
Today kicks off National Invasive Species Awareness Week, organized by the Reduce Risks from Invasive Species Coalition. A great number of invasive species of concern in the United States are […]
For plenty of scientists, a day in the field or in the lab—i.e., getting knee-deep in science—is their favorite part of the job. Interacting with the public, with media, or […]
By Johanna Elsensohn on behalf of the 2014 and 2015 Science Policy Fellows (Marianne Alleyne, Thomas Anderson, Jamin Dreyer, Kamal Gandhi, Anders Huseth, Rayda Krell, Clare Rittschof, Ariel Rivers, and […]
In October 2014, the Entomological Society of America formed a Science Policy Fellows program to support and develop scientists as visible and effective advocates for entomology and entomological research. The […]