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 in … Continue reading #KeepScienceSpicy: Capital Science Communicators Celebrates Five Years in Sacramento
***THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED*** In light of the UC Davis campus closure announcement for Thursday, November 15th (press release here), we will also follow suit with this scheduled CapSciComm Networking Social. We hope to reschedule at a future date in 2018. In the meantime, we wish all safe passage and health in our Sacramento … Continue reading *POSTPONED* CapSciComm Networking Social: 2018 Year-End Meetup!
Members of our CapSciComm community will be making their presence felt at the ScienceWriters2018 (www.sciencewriters2018.org), the annual workshop of the National Association of Science Writers (NASW), held this October 12-16 in Washington, D.C. at George Washington University. Over this past year, I have been working with our colleagues in California and in other states on a pair of … Continue reading Capital Science Communicators Unite D.C. “Congress” and Celebrate Board Member Award This #SciWri18
Government policy is front and center in the Capital Region — and for that reason, CapSciComm strives to host at least one policy-focused event each year! Join us this October for a #scipol-themed happy hour, co-hosted by the CCST Science & Technology Policy Fellows Alumni Network! CapSciComm Networking Social with CCST Science Fellows Alumni Network … Continue reading CapSciComm Networking Social, October 4th: #SciPol Night with CCST Science Fellows Alumni Network
This August, we are teaming up with the Science Says campus scicomm group at UC Davis for our next CapSciComm Networking Social! Science Says Summer Mixer + CapSciComm Networking Social Thursday, August 9th, 2018 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. City Hall Tavern 226 F Street, Davis, California 95616 Please RSVP to help us plan: https://goo.gl/forms/cYpKOrCMRlovr8No2 Share on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/246567062609352/ … Continue reading CapSciComm Networking Social, August 9th: Summer Mixer with Science Says
CapSciComm Colleagues: For the first time ever, Capital Science Communicators will be taking our Science Tour abroad — to the mountains and beaches of Costa Rica! CapSciComm Science Tour Abroad: Costa Rica! March 23-31, 2019 All-Inclusive Package Including Airfare, Lodging, Meals, and Scheduled Activities ***Registration and First $500 Deposit Due August 14th, 2018*** (See PDF for … Continue reading Special CapSciComm Science Tour, March 23-31, 2019: Costa Rica!
Do you feel the power? CapSciComm and Young Professionals in Energy, Sacramento are teaming up for a tour of clean power in the Sacramento area. Site of SMUD's first and only nuclear power plant, Rancho Seco was decommissioned in 1989. Since then, the site has been converted into a massive solar array and the gas-fired … Continue reading CapSciComm Science Tour, June 2nd: Rancho Seco
Take a hike, CapSciComm! Deer Creek Hills Preserve is the largest open space preserve in Sacramento County. It boasts over 4,500 acres of Blue Oak Woodlands, seasonal creeks, and grasslands. Single track trails and ranch roads allow visitors to explore the beauty and expanding views of the Sacramento Valley and the High Sierras, so join … Continue reading CapSciComm Science Tour, April 28th: Deer Creek Hills Preserve
Five years ago*, a new network was founded to unite professionals and students who communicate science here in California's Capital Region. Today, Capital Science Communicators is still going strong — and we're thrilled to celebrating another birthday this April! CapSciComm Networking Social Thursday, April 12th, 2018 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Oak Park Brewing Company 3514 … Continue reading CapSciComm Networking Social, April 12th: Happy 5th Birthday, CapSciComm!
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