Sustaining Science and Communication: A Statement from the CapSciComm Board

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

CapSciComm Networking Social, January 12th: Atomic Cocktails at Crocker Nuclear Lab, UC Davis!

Science needs you. We need you. Come meet friends and colleagues at the next Capital Science Communicators networking social!

Noodles of Thought: CapSciComm, CCST Science Fellows host #SEJ2016 ‘beat dinner’

Where do you get scientific information that you trust? Who defines scientific consensus? How do you pick out consensus from misinformation? Where does the line blur between information versus advocacy — for scientists and journalists alike? Deep questions like this are best asked over beer — and so we did — last night at Ramen House RaiJin with an intellectualContinue reading “Noodles of Thought: CapSciComm, CCST Science Fellows host #SEJ2016 ‘beat dinner’”

“Sac Science Distilled” Brings Brains to Bars on Sacramento Grid

A new evening entertainment option is about to set sail on the Sacramento Grid — the new Sac Science Distilled series will premiere at Old Ironsides on Wednesday, September 21st at 6:00 p.m. Sac Science Distilled (online: www.facebook.com/sacsciencedistilled) is the latest science café series to launch in the greater Sacramento region. Part of a popular international movement, organizers of science cafés and cafés scientifiquesContinue reading ““Sac Science Distilled” Brings Brains to Bars on Sacramento Grid”

CapSciComm Networking Social, August 31st at @Highwater916 Sacramento

Join us on August 31st for the Sacramento region’s only mixer for professionals and students in science communications! We are rotating back to Sacramento for this month’s event, just down the street from The Sacramento Bee: CapSciComm Networking Social Wednesday, August 31st, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Highwater (formerly Pour House) 1910 Q St, Sacramento, CAContinue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, August 31st at @Highwater916 Sacramento”

CapSciComm Science Tour, March 13th: The Sacramento Zoo

We’re excited to announce yet another new event series for our professional community. Join us this March for our first-ever CapSciComm Science Tour! CapSciComm Science Tour: The Sacramento Zoo SUNDAY, March 13th, 2016 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 3930 West Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822 **Ticket Purchase Required** Costs cover admissions and private tourContinue reading “CapSciComm Science Tour, March 13th: The Sacramento Zoo”

Communications specialist Lori Kobza spares the air

Name: Lori Kobza Title: Associate Communications & Marketing Specialist Affiliation: Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, Spare the Air program Website: airquality.org, sparetheair.com With temperatures topping 105 degrees in our region, Thursday, June 30th is the Sacramento region’s second “Spare the Air Day” in 2015. The Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District (AQMD) helped putContinue reading “Communications specialist Lori Kobza spares the air”

Science journalism fellow Katie L. Strong debuts at Sacramento Bee

Name: Katie L. Strong Title: AAAS Mass Media Fellow Affiliation: Sacramento Bee; Emory University Website: katielstrong.com Twitter: @katielstrong Katie Strong, a Ph.D. candidate in Chemistry at Emory University, has begun her Mass Media Fellowship at the Sacramento Bee, a 10-week summer program offered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Strong isContinue reading “Science journalism fellow Katie L. Strong debuts at Sacramento Bee”

Sept 19: @CapSciComm Science Communicators Meetup in Davis!

Whatever you’d like to call it — networking social, meetup, tweetup, happy hour — the Capital Science Communicators will be getting together once again, on September 19th in Davis! Capital Science Communicators Networking Social Thursday, September 19, 2013 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. de Vere’s Irish Pub 217 E Street, Davis, CA 95616 No-host bar/foodContinue reading “Sept 19: @CapSciComm Science Communicators Meetup in Davis!”