AAAS received high honors at the 36th Annual EXCEL Awards Gala in Washington D.C. on 27 June with its journal Science winning four awards recognizing the power of its design in connecting with readers.
David Evans Shaw on 25 June announced the launch of a “Second Century Stewardship “ initiative for U.S. national parks, including a feature-length film and a collaborative effort to more powerfully engage science in America’s national parks.
Samina Sarwat of Bangladesh took home two top prizes at the sixth annual Global Innovation Through Science and Technology (GIST) Tech-I Competition for her design of a water filter to help halt arsenic poisoning that endangers some 20 million people in her home country each year.
The AAAS Arctic Division will meet 26-29 June in Anchorage, Alaska, for an exploration of “Chemistry Under the Midnight Sun” in conjunction with the American Chemical Society’s Northwest Regional Meeting.
The joint meeting, which is open to the public, will draw scientists, educators, and students from the Arctic Division region — Alaska and Canada’s Yukon, Northwest Territory, and Nunavut.