A Culture of Margins for Equity

This is the third in a year-long series of blogs about the Nature of Science and Culture in the Classroom. Be sure to read our previous blog post in the series from May. For many, August is a time of anticipation and excitement about the coming year. This August, like last August, is again unprecedented …

Diversity in STEM

    Your genome, the set of instructions that makes you who you are, is 99.9% identical to mine, and 99.9% identical to every other human on the planet. Whenever I am feeling untalented, I like to remind myself that David Bowie and I are 99.9% identical. Within that 0.1% genetic difference, we find all of the …

6 Asian and Pacific Islanders Who Made Groundbreaking Contributions to STEM

We are continuing to highlight STEM professionals doing amazing work in their field all month long as a part of our continued celebration of Asian and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month. From redefining the internet to shaping the field of meteorology and everything in between, Asian and Pacific Islanders have contributed to many groundbreaking STEM research. …

STEM Career Connections Spotlight – Young Explorers in Science

We get to work with STEM professionals from Connecticut and beyond through STEM Career Connections programs at the Connecticut Science Center. During these programs, employees from many CT-based companies have informal conversations with students and families, sharing why they’re passionate about their work and building connections that empower and inspire future generations. This year, we …