The Pepper: Sacramento Region #SciComm News | June 26, 2016

CapSciComm newsletter

The Pepper
June 26, 2016

We’re back in Sacramento for our next CapSciComm Networking Social! Join us this Wednesday, June 29th for the Capital Region’s only mixer for professionals and students in science communications! Whether you’re in journalism, PR, creative, policy, outreach, or research, come celebrate the third anniversary of Capital Science Communicators as we raise our glasses at New Helvetia Brewing Co. on Broadway.

If you’re new to the CapSciComm network, or if you’re interested in improving our programming and events, we especially invite you to attend. The CapSciComm Board will give a brief update about our continuing intiatives, including our Science Tours and Professional Workshops, and continuing support for science cafés and public science initiatives in the region. RSVP on Facebook, and we’ll see you soon!


Congratulations to the Powerhouse Science Center on recent updates to their construction timeline! “The Sacramento City Council is expected to vote to increase the city subsidy for the project from $7 million to $7.85 million,” writes reporter Thomas Oide in the Sacramento Bee

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is seeking a State Government and Community Relations Manager

The California Sunday Magazine and Pop-Up Magazine are seeking a photography editor for their San Francisco office

The highly regarded academic journals watchdog blog Retraction Watch is seeking a part-time editor

The World Conference of Science Journalists is calling for session proposals for their 2017 conference in San Francisco. Proposals are due September 30th, 2016, and you can read more background on WCSJ in this archived CapSciComm news story

Finally, the California Council on Science and Technology is offering a planning grant to institutions in other states to create their own state-level science policy fellowship. Letters of Intent are due July 18th, 2016…

“The Pepper” is the online newsletter of Capital Science Communicators. Help keep everyone updated on science communications news and events in and around the Capital Region by sending your updates to capscicomm@gmail.comWhether you’re on our member list as a professional or an enthusiast, let us know if you find The Pepper to be a helpful resource, and your ideas on how to improve it. Keep Science Spicy!



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