One graduate student's experiences and reflections visiting Capitol Hill to advocate for federal support of basic science research.
Continuing a collaboration stretching back to the 2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting in Orlando, these sessions brought the storytelling wisdom of Hollywood to aquatic scientists! Communication expert, author, and improv actor Brian Palermo leads three different sessions aimed at helping scientists.
The social network that ASLO has created allows for unparalleled opportunities to engage with other scientific societies, the science interested, and a broader general audience, in addition to providing another means through which to communicate with our members and scientific community.
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Throughout September Capitol Hill has been abuzz with appropriations meetings and other budget happenings. Earlier in the month, Congress passed legislation that keeps the government funded through mid-December, allowing only a few additional months to finalize a spending bill for the fiscal year.