Inside and Out, From Exhibits to Gardens: Hands-On Activities for Growing Great Veggies & Fruits

INSIDE AND OUT, FROM EXHIBITS TO GARDENS: HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES FOR GROWING GREAT VEGGIES & FRUITS

Led by GrowingGreat , STEM educators who work with PreK-5th grade students are addressing under-resourced families' lack of access...

New CCLI cohort wraps up kickoff meeting

NEW CCLI COHORT WRAPS UP KICKOFF MEETING

Last week, the seventh cohort of CCLI met in Washington, DC, to kick off their efforts toward advancing cultural competency at their...

 
 
 
An Updated Look at the State of Science and Engineering in the U.S

AN UPDATED LOOK AT THE STATE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING IN THE U.S

Science centers and museums have a deep commitment to equity and inclusion in STEM, and to ensuring that those engaged in our work...

President Trump's proposed budget includes cuts to science and education

PRESIDENT TRUMP'S PROPOSED BUDGET INCLUDES CUTS TO SCIENCE AND EDUCATION

Earlier this week, the White House released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2021, which will begin on October 1, 2020. The President's...

 
 
 
Partnering With Education

PARTNERING WITH EDUCATION

By Beth Murphy, editor of Connected Science Learning Journal , a joint initiative of ASTC and the National Science Teaching Association For...

Dimensions, January/February 2020-Breaking Down Silos

DIMENSIONS, JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2020-BREAKING DOWN SILOS

IN THIS ISSUE January/February 2020 In this issue, we explore the benefits of breaking down silos. When teams, isolated units, or organizations...

 
 
 
Breaking Down Silos Between Science Engagement Professionals

BREAKING DOWN SILOS BETWEEN SCIENCE ENGAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS

By Erica Palma Kimmerling from Dimensions January/February 2020 Those of us who endeavor to weave science more thoroughly into the...

Breaking Down Barriers by Building Bridges

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS BY BUILDING BRIDGES

By Cristin Dorgelo We're using this first issue of 2020 to examine how to step out of silos to foster collaboration toward positive...

 
 
 
Dimensions, January/February 2020-Breaking Down Silos

DIMENSIONS, JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2020-BREAKING DOWN SILOS

IN THIS ISSUE January/February 2020 In this issue, we explore the benefits of breaking down silos. When teams, isolated units, or organizations...

SPECTACULAR NIH MICROSCOPY IMAGES AVAILABLE

SPECTACULAR NIH MICROSCOPY IMAGES AVAILABLE

Make your own exhibit of stunning, high resolution, professional-quality microscopy images using downloads from the National Institutes...

 
 
 
Portal to the Public honored by Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society

PORTAL TO THE PUBLIC HONORED BY CENTER FOR ADVANCING RESEARCH IMPACT IN SOCIETY

Portal to the Public has been honored with the inaugural Enduring Achievement Award from the Center for Advancing Research Impact in...

Q&A WITH NALINI NADKARNI

Interviewed by Susan Straight This interview appeared in the January/February 2020 issue of Dimensions magazine. Nalini Nadkarni is...

 
 
 
ASTC promoting gender equity in science centers and museums through IF/THEN

ASTC PROMOTING GENDER EQUITY IN SCIENCE CENTERS AND MUSEUMS THROUGH IF/THEN

ASTC is working with the National Girls Collaborative Project as part of a national initiative to advance women in STEM by empowering...

Dimensions, November/December 2019-Engaging in Education

DIMENSIONS, NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2019-ENGAGING IN EDUCATION

IN THIS ISSUE November/December 2019 Our theme for this issue is “engaging in education.” Read inspiring examples of science and technology...

 
 
 
Partnering with Teachers and Schools

PARTNERING WITH TEACHERS AND SCHOOLS

By Cristin Dorgelo Science and technology centers and museums engage in education and engagement with myriad individuals and groups...

Museums aim to build diversity among leadership

MUSEUMS AIM TO BUILD DIVERSITY AMONG LEADERSHIP

Most museum directors believe increasing the diversity of boards of trustees is important to advancing their mission, according to...

 
 
 

INTRODUCING ASTC'S COMMUNITY SCIENCE INITIATIVE

As communities grapple with daunting global and local challenges, and as the role of science and technology in our society continues...

Q&A WITH TALIA MILGROM-ELCOTT

Interviewed by Susan Straight This interview appeared in the November/December 2019 issue of Dimensions magazine. Talia Milgrom-Elcott,...

 
 
 

PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH CRISTIN DORGELO

During the excitement of the 2019 ASTC Annual Conference, ASTC President and CEO Cristin Dorgelo sat down with Ralph Crewe and Lamont...

ASTC 2019 SESSION VIDEOS

As we reflect on the 2019 ASTC Annual Conference, we are once again grateful for the passion, knowledge, and collaborative spirit of...

 
 
 



Tory MP James Grundy apologises after video emerges of him flashing his...

Tory MP James Grundy apologises after video emerges of him flashing his genitals in a pub

Footage has emerged of James Grundy dropping his trousers at a private event in a pub in 2007, with onlookers encouraging him to expose himself. Read more ...

Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville hail 'out of this world' Trent...

Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville hail 'out of this world' Trent Alexander-Arnold after West Ham win

Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher were singing the praises of Trent Alexander-Arnold following Liverpool's 3-2 comeback victory over West Ham on Monday. Read more ...

Hosni Mubarak dead: Former president of Egypt dies aged 91

Hosni Mubarak dead: Former president of Egypt dies aged 91

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1,000 tourists on a Spanish island are quarantined in their hotel after one...

1,000 tourists on a Spanish island are quarantined in their hotel after one of them tested positive for coronavirus

An Italian tourist on the Spanish island of Tenerife has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been isolated, according to Spanish health authorities . The 1,000 people... Read more ...

Manchester United to succeed with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, says Ed Woodward

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Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward believes the foundations are in place for long-term success with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford. Read more ...

Tyson Fury arrives back in England to fanfare after Deontay Wilder triggers...

Tyson Fury arrives back in England to fanfare after Deontay Wilder triggers trilogy clause

Tyson Fury has landed back at home in Manchester after his win over Deontay Wilder in Las Vegas. Read more ...

Wilder's £31k Fury ring walk outfit made by designers Cosmo and Donato and...

Wilder's £31k Fury ring walk outfit made by designers Cosmo and Donato and blasted as “too heavy” by Bronze Bomber

WHEN Deontay Wilder made his way to the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to fight Tyson Fury on Saturday night in Las Vegas, it was a spectacular entrance. But the Black... Read more ...

Tenerife hotel on 'lockdown' with thousands of holidaymakers inside after...

Tenerife hotel on 'lockdown' with thousands of holidaymakers inside after Italian tourist tested positive for coronavirus

Around 1,000 holidaymakers staying at the hotel are said to have been quarantined. Read more ...

Deontay Wilder fiancee Telli Swift breaks silence after sickening Tyson Fury...

Deontay Wilder fiancee Telli Swift breaks silence after sickening Tyson Fury claim

Deontay Wilder's fiancee Telli Swift has posted on Instagram for the first time since calling for her partner to kill Tyson Fury. Read more ...

Donald Trump blasts Michelle Obama over her ‘love' for Harvey Weinstein

Donald Trump blasts Michelle Obama over her ‘love' for Harvey Weinstein

Donald Trump has hit out at Michelle Obama by claiming she ‘loved' rapist film producer Harvey Weinstein Donald Trump has claimed former First Lady Michelle Obama loved... Read more ...