EHR News

Here are some news stories that feature EHR programs and activities.

MESSENGER Mission to Mercury Comes to a Close
Launched over ten years ago, the MESSENGER spacecraft from NASA is now reaching its final destination.

AAAS Brings Science to the White House Easter Egg Roll
AAAS staff members taught young boat-builders about buoyancy and density on the South Lawn of the White House.

Reading Cancer: Books that Connect the Science and the Emotions of Cancer
Books about cancer that everyone should read selected by SB&F.

Science in the Summer Expands to 12 New Sites Nationwide
The free program encourages students to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math while minimizing the “summer slide.”

Books for Women's History Month
Check out these reading recommendations from Science Books & Films to celebrate Women's History Month.

Conference Provides Inspiration and Opportunity for Young STEM Researcher
More than 1,000 people from 240 colleges and universities attended the three-day annual ERN conference, which was hosted by AAAS and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Division of Human Resource Development within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources.

2015 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes Honor Science Books That Encourage Exploration
Four groundbreaking books that present scientific information in innovative ways to young audiences have earned the 2015 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books.

AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassadors Premiere their Stories at “Celebrate Invention” Event at AAAS
Introducing the inaugural class of AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassadors


Biotech Leader Inspires Students at Emerging Researchers Conference
Women and minority researchers still struggle against bias, but they can overcome some obstacles with the help of good mentors, said pioneering molecular biologist Lydia Villa-Komaroff.

New AAAS Resources Support Undergraduate STEM Education Reform
A widely attended webinar series and a new book encourage research-based insights into how to improve undergraduate STEM education.

2014 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize Winners Announced
The 2014 winners include engaging stories of citizen science, the ethical implications of technological breakthroughs and the working lives of researchers.

AAAS Science Books & Film Publishes 2013 Holiday Gift Guide
The SB&F holiday guide is a roundup of the books reviewed in 2013 that the magazine staff found especially engaging and gift-worthy.

AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellows Wrap up a Summer of Reporting
After spending 10 weeks as working for media outlets including the Chicago Tribune, Scientific American, NOVA and Wired, the 39th class of the AAAS Mass Media Fellows returned to AAAS to celebrate and reflect on their experiences.

Summer Program Offers Hands-on Science Fun for D.C. Area Students
In 2013, AAAS coordinated Science in the Summer classes to serve 1,000 children at 30 locations across the greater Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area, including Northern Virginia, and at multiple Maryland sites, encompassing the city of Baltimore as well as Anne Arundel, Baltimore, and Talbot counties. 

SB&F and Subaru Donate 200 Books to Indiana School
Subaru of America, Inc. Columbus Zone office has partnered with AAAS's SB&F staff to give 200 new science books to a public school in Indianapolis, IN as part of the SubaruLovesScience campaign.

Science NetLinks Wins AASL Best Website Award
Science NetLinks, AAAS's free site for science education resources, has been named one of 2013's Best Websites for Teaching & Learning by the American Association of School Librarians.

Next Generation Science Standards Represent a New Approach, Malcom Tells Noyce Scholars
The Next Generation Science Standards benefit from advances in cognitive science, increased capacity in education, and support from the business community, according to Shirley Malcom, AAAS Education and Human Resources director.

AAAS Egg Diversity Exhibit Debuts at the 2009 White House Easter Egg Roll
AAAS was asked to contribute a science-focused activity in support of the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama to serve some 30,000 guests.