Events

  • Environmental Policy Circle Discussion
    Thu, Nov 19
    https://msu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Dml
    Nov 19, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST
    https://msu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Dml
    Come learn about environmental policies and how to get involved in science policy
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  • SciComm in Environmental Policy Session
    Thu, Apr 16
    Register for Zoom link.
    Apr 16, 2020, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Register for Zoom link.
    Join Tom Zimnicki from the Michigan Environmental Council for practical advice on science communication in environmental policy.
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  • Scientists with Federal & State Appointments Panel
    Thu, Mar 26
    Engineering Building
    Mar 26, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3540, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Join us for a panel of faculty who have been appointed to serve on various federal government panels.
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  • Elevator Pitch Virtual Workshop with Dr. Grimm
    Thu, Mar 19
    https://msu.zoom.us/j/702820304
    Mar 19, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    https://msu.zoom.us/j/702820304
    Dr. Grimm will give a short talk followed by a workshop to help you develop your perfect elevator pitch. Join with https://msu.zoom.us/j/702820304.
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  • #PeepYourScience
    Tue, Feb 25
    Engineering Building
    Feb 25, 2020, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3115, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    We provide the peeps and you create a science-themed diorama. We'll be in EB 3405.
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  • Sci-Art Info Session
    Thu, Feb 06
    Eli Broad College of Business
    Feb 06, 2020, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    Eli Broad College of Business, 632 Bogue St n520, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    We'll be hosting a science-themed art exhibition again this year. This session will cover how you can get involved. Room BCC M216.
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  • Climate Change Policy Circle Discussion
    Thu, Feb 06
    Engineering Building
    Feb 06, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3115, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Join MSU SciComm as we discuss proposed legislation to address climate change. Food will be provided. We'll be in EB 3540.
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  • Day One Project Watch Party
    Thu, Jan 23
    Engineering Building
    Jan 23, 2020, 9:45 AM – 12:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3115, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Join us as we watch the Federation of American Scientists's Day One Project presentation, a series of bold new science and technology policy proposals ready for the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Room 3405A
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  • General Body Meeting
    Thu, Jan 16
    Engineering Building
    Jan 16, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3115, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Join us for our first meeting of the year! Lauren Razzaq, the digital director for The Detroit News, will give a presentation on using social media to communicate your science. The meeting is in room 3540
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  • Testifying for Science Lunch
    Thu, Nov 21
    Engineering Building
    Nov 21, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3540, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    The Union of Concerned Scientists will host this lunch and teach us how to testify for science! Food will be provided. This will be at the Engineering building room 3540
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  • How to Engage with Policymakers as a Scientist Lunch
    Thu, Nov 07
    Engineering Building
    Nov 07, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3540, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    The Union of Concerned Scientists will host this lunch and teach us how to engage with policymakers! Food will be provided. This will be at the Engineering building room 3540
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  • Beat the Scientist
    Sat, Oct 19
    The Grid Arcade & Bar
    Oct 19, 2019, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    The Grid Arcade & Bar, 226 E César E. Chávez Ave, Lansing, MI 48906, USA
    Join us at The Grid Arcade & Bar for Beat the Scientist. We're proud to release our special collaboration with Saugatuck Brewing Co.- Atomic Ale. We're going to be there; the MSU SciComm and The Sci-Files from Impact 89 FM. This event is open to the public, but you must be 21 and older to enter.
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  • Live Science-Art Show
    Sat, Oct 19
    Wharton Center for Performing Arts
    Oct 19, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Wharton Center for Performing Arts, 750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    MSU SciComm is hosting a Live Science-Art Show ft. our guest speaker Physics Girl. This event will be live-streamed inside the FRIB auditorium. This event is free. Tickets are available to through the Wharton Center Ticket Office.
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  • MSU Science-Art Exhibition
    Sat, Oct 19
    Facility for Rare Isotope Beams
    Oct 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Facility for Rare Isotope Beams , 640 S Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Opening day of the MSU SciComm science-art exhibition outside of the FRIB auditorium. This event is open to the public.
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  • MSU SciComm at the Planetarium
    Sat, Oct 19
    Abrams Planetarium
    Oct 19, 2019, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
    Abrams Planetarium, 755 Science Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Come join MSU SciComm at the Abrams planetarium for a tour of the FRIB on the dome. Solar telescopes will be out, guests can create clouds in a bottle, there is science-art in the planetarium. Tours will be held in rotations so anyone can come from 11am-5pm! This event is open to the public.
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  • Advocating for Science Lunch
    Thu, Oct 17
    Engineering Building
    Oct 17, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3540, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    The Union of Concerned Scientists will host this lunch for us. Add to what you've learned at the previous lunches and learn how to advocate your science! Lunch is provided. This will be at the engineering building room 3540.
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  • Ethics Training for Scientists Lunch
    Thu, Oct 03
    Engineering Building
    Oct 03, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3540, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Dr. Paul Thompson will host this lunch. It is important for scientists to understand the ethics of science policy before advocating. Come learn and have lunch on us! This will be in the engineering building room 3540.
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  • Nuclear Policy Meta-Review
    Thu, Sep 26
    Engineering Building
    Sep 26, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3405A/B, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    The Meta-Review is part of a program called the NSPN 2020 Election Initiative that is organized through the National Science Policy Network (NSPN). We will present a background on US nuclear arms control agreements and treaties. This is in EB 3405 A/B
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  • What is Science Policy & Differences with Federal vs State Policy Lunch
    Thu, Sep 19
    Engineering Building
    Sep 19, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3540, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    The MSU Washington Office will host this event. We will grow from the first lunch to learn what is science policy and how different policy can be on the state versus federal level. Food will be provided! This is in the engineering building room 3540
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  • Intro to Policy Lunch
    Thu, Sep 05
    Engineering Building
    Sep 05, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Engineering Building, 428 S Shaw Ln # 3115, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Learn about policy so that we can apply it to science! The MSU Washington will host this, and there will be food! This is in EB room 3540
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  • Fall General Body Meeting
    Wed, Sep 04
    Business College Complex
    Sep 04, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Business College Complex, Business College Complex, 103 eppley center, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Come learn about MSU SciComm and our upcoming events! Speaker Dr. Ellie Louson will discuss science communication and the intersection with science-art. Location room M216 at the Business College Complex.
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  • MSU SciComm at IQ for the Science Festival
    Sat, Apr 13
    775 Woodlot Dr
    Apr 13, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    775 Woodlot Dr, 775 Woodlot Dr, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    This event will have interactive activities for children and adults. People will be able to sign up for tours first come first serve on site.
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  • Branding in Science Communication
    Wed, Apr 03
    Erickson Hall, room 228
    Apr 03, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Erickson Hall, room 228, 620 Farm Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    The goal of this general body meeting is to teach science communicators how: -to build a digital personal portfolio website that establishes trust & transparency with audiences and potential employers. -to set the tone for digital accounts. -to explore and focus on specific social media channels.
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  • Sci-Art Panel
    Tue, Apr 02
    MSU Broad Art Lab
    Apr 02, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    MSU Broad Art Lab, 565 E Grand River Ave suite 1, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Come hear about how to creatively express science from people who have experience in science-art! There are so many ways to depict your science creatively, whether its through data visualization, painting, photography, sculpting etc. Meet your peers who are also interested in sci-art too!
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  • Scientific Writing in the Media: Blog Kick-off Event
    Tue, Mar 26
    Biomedical and Physical Sciences,rm 1420
    Mar 26, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
    Biomedical and Physical Sciences,rm 1420, 567 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    At BPS 1420, MSU SciComm will be hosting a panel to teach students how to get involved in scientific writing for a blog or news outlet. A write-in will follow the panel for students to practice the new tips & tricks they've learned & write a piece for the MSU SciComm blog.
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  • How to do Outreach in Science Workshop
    Wed, Mar 20
    Facility for Rare Isotope Beams
    Mar 20, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    This meeting in will be hosted by Zach Constan, Ph.D. in the FRIB Auditorium. Zach is Outreach Coordinator for the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory at Michigan State University
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  • SciArt Info Session
    Mon, Mar 18
    Erickson Hall, room 228
    Mar 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Erickson Hall, room 228, 620 Farm Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    This year we are bringing a unique opportunity to the East Lansing community. MSU SciComm and the MSU Broad Art Lab are seeking researchers interested in sharing their research with the community through science-art (SciArt). We aim to facilitate collaboration between scientists and local artists to
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  • MSU SciComm General Body Meeting
    Tue, Mar 12
    Facility for Rare Isotope Beams A
    Mar 12, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Facility for Rare Isotope Beams A, Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    This meeting in the FRIB Auditorium will be hosted by speaker Erin O'Donnell Graphic Designer of the MSU FRIB/NSCL. We will also have an improv event for everyone to get to know each other!
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  • Writing Science to the Public
    Tue, Feb 19
    Erickson Hall room 226
    Feb 19, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Erickson Hall room 226, 620 Farm Ln, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Learn how to convey your science to the public in our workshop hosted by Perry Parks.
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  • General Body Meeting
    Tue, Feb 05
    MSU Museum
    Feb 05, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    MSU Museum, 409 W Circle Dr, East Lansing, MI 48823, USA
    Our second general body meeting will have speaker Dr. Bruno Takahashi. He will be discussing how scientists can communicate with policy makers and journalists. We hope to see you there!
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  • First General Body Meeting
    Wed, Jan 16
    Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU
    Jan 16, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at MSU, 547 E Circle Dr, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    This meeting will introduce science communication to the MSU student body. There will be a talk by Dr. John Besley and there will be an interactive science communication event for whoever would like to join.
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