Election Results: Announcing the 2020-21 CapSciComm Executive Board!

Announcing our election results and the next leadership group of Capital Science Communicators!

A Message from the CapSciComm Board: Virtual Events and COVID-19 SciComm Resources

A message from the CapSciComm Board on virtual events and resources during the #coronavirus #COVID19 pandemic.

CapSciComm, Relaunched: Become a Professional or Student Member Today!

The need to nurture great scicomm and science literacy in the Sacramento region remains — and you can play your part! Join CapSciComm as a member today, and together, let’s #KeepScienceSpicy for our greater Sacramento region.

#KeepScienceSpicy: Capital Science Communicators Celebrates Five Years in Sacramento

In 2018, Capital Science Communicators (CapSciComm) celebrated five years of community building and career encouragement in California’s Capital Region — Sacramento, Davis, and beyond. When we launched in April 2013, we set out to connect local science communicators with resources and networks for professional advancement, whether you were a professional or a student, working inContinue reading “#KeepScienceSpicy: Capital Science Communicators Celebrates Five Years in Sacramento”

CapSciComm + Sac Science Distilled Announce March 21st Benefit for Puerto Rico Science Education

This month, scientists are getting together in coffee shops, bars, and living rooms around the world to support Puerto Rico’s long-term recovery. The grassroots organization 500 Women Scientists and the nonprofit Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) are partnering through the “Science Salons for Puerto Rico” Campaign to raise funds to transform science education in the archipelago.Continue reading “CapSciComm + Sac Science Distilled Announce March 21st Benefit for Puerto Rico Science Education”

CapSciComm Ticket Exchange: Offer Your Spare Seat to the Alan Alda UC Davis Colloquium

The UC Davis Chancellor’s Colloquium Distinguished Speaker Series with Alan Alda was a hot (and free) ticket, selling out in about two days! We want to help match those still seeking tickets with those who have extra tickets to give up, since many people ordered the maximum of two as precaution. If you need ticketsContinue reading “CapSciComm Ticket Exchange: Offer Your Spare Seat to the Alan Alda UC Davis Colloquium”

Sustaining Science and Communication: A Statement from the CapSciComm Board

The benefits of science to our society are difficult to deny.

Capital Science Communicators Welcomes the Society of Environmental Journalists

To our environmental writer friends from around the country — welcome to Sacramento! We are excited to have you in our fair city this week for the Society of Environmental Journalists 26th Annual Conference. Sacramento is the capital city of the great State of California — the sixth largest economy in the world. Much of ourContinue reading “Capital Science Communicators Welcomes the Society of Environmental Journalists”

Capital Science Communicators Added to @ScienceWriters Family

Capital Science Communicators is now listed with the National Association of Science Writers (NASW). CapSciComm now appears on the “Local Science Writing Groups” page on the NASW website (http://www.nasw.org/local-science-writing-groups), joining a network of science communicators groups from around the United States. The Summer 2013 issue of ScienceWriters, the membership magazine of NASW, also announces the arrivalContinue reading “Capital Science Communicators Added to @ScienceWriters Family”