Turning of the Page: Seven Years of Building a SciComm Community in Sacramento

In his departing message, CapSciComm Founder Ben Young Landis reflects on seven years of the organization’s early history.

#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”

*POSTPONED* CapSciComm Networking Social: 2018 Year-End Meetup!

***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 SacramentoContinue reading “*POSTPONED* CapSciComm Networking Social: 2018 Year-End Meetup!”

CapSciComm Office Hours: #BDSC2018 in Sacramento, September 10-11th

Capital Science Communicators (CapSciComm) is excited to participate in the 2018 Bay-Delta Science Conference! CapSciComm Board Members will be present during the Poster Session & Receptions on both Monday and Tuesday evenings, greeting and meeting all #BDSC2018 attendees interested in the craft of communicating science. CapSciComm at 10th Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference Monday, September 10, 2018 Tuesday, SeptemberContinue reading “CapSciComm Office Hours: #BDSC2018 in Sacramento, September 10-11th”

CapSciComm Networking Social, April 12th: CapSciComm Turns 4!

On April 12th, 2013, we decided those who gave a voice to science needed to unite our own professional community here in California’s Capital Region. It’s been four years now — and we’re proud to be still be connecting science communicators in Sacramento, Davis, and beyond — and we’re thrilled to invite you to our birthdayContinue reading “CapSciComm Networking Social, April 12th: CapSciComm Turns 4!”

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!

Friday April 11th: Enviro Story Pitch-Slam Session and Social hosted by @CapRadioNews and @SEJ

A very exciting opportunity coming up for science writers in our region — CapSciComm members are encouraged to attend! Thanks to colleague Chris Bowman for sharing. “A Freelance Pitch Slam & Meet-Up” Hosted by the Society of Environmental Journalists and Capital Public Radio Friday, April 11, 2014 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Capital Public Radio CommunityContinue reading “Friday April 11th: Enviro Story Pitch-Slam Session and Social hosted by @CapRadioNews and @SEJ”

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!”