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Three universities are the newest charter members of SEA Change, an initiative of AAAS that supports educational institutions as they systemically transform to improve diversity, equity and inclusion in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.

Speakers stressed the need to move beyond recognition of the problem and shared evidence-based strategies.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, today announced the 2022 winners of eight awards and prizes bestowed by the AAAS Board of Directors. AAAS also separately announced the 2022 winners of AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books today.

Paula Garcia Todd matched STEM educators with STEM professionals and these partnerships yielded some incredible results for students in Atlanta!

Making science fun is a goal that drives science communicators and educators as they take part in a range of AAAS programs.

GSK Science in the Summer returned this year to fulfill its mission of showing elementary school-age children that they too can be scientists and engineers through hands-on activities at camps, libraries and classrooms – and with activity kits that they can complete from home.

The AAAS Pacific Division is inviting students in the sciences to develop and share plans for future research for a July virtual event – a pandemic-era twist on traditional symposia that look back at completed research.

The AAAS-IUSE Summer Labs is a series of virtual sessions and workshops throughout June that provide sharing and learning opportunities under the banner of “Catalyzing Inclusive, Transformative Undergraduate STEM Education.”