VIDEO: AAAS Colloquium Series: Leadership Lessons from Confronting Crises Video May 24, 2016 Leadership skills are often honed in the crucible of crisis, for issues ranging from a budget meltdown to a natural disaster. Science Editor-in-Chief and president-elect, National Academy of Sciences, Marcia McNutt is no stranger to crisis management—during her years helming the USGS, she was known as the "master of disaster." In this AAAS Colloquium Talk, she gives examples of lessons she has gained from her career of fighting oil spills, responding to earthquakes, reinventing institutions, and even combating scientific misconduct. VIDEO: Review AAAS Sphere presentations from the 2016 Annual Meeting Video March 31, 2016 These thought-provoking talks were apart of AAAS's 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. They cover a range of topics, career development, education, science policy and more. AAAS hosts Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon AAAS hosts Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Scientists and Wikipedian wordsmiths teamed up at the recent Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington, D.C. to bridge the knowledge gaps that exist on the free encyclopedia in four Wikipedia “Edit-a-Thons.” Q&A with AAAS Director of Meetings and Public Engagement, Tiffany Lohwater Q&A with AAAS Director of Meetings and Public Engagement, Tiffany Lohwater Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Each year, AAAS brings together thousands of leading scientists, engineers, educators, policymakers, and journalists to discuss recent developments in science and technology at its Annual Meeting. The latest meeting was held in Northwest Washington, D.C., from February 11-16. STEM professonals attended symposia, plenary and topical lectures, specialized seminars, poster sessions, an international Exhibit Hall, and the free community science showcase, Family Science Days. Seeking scientists to engage the public on synthetic biology Seeking scientists to engage the public on synthetic biology Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Interested in engaging the public and getting communication skill support? In the summer of 2016, 200 science museums and other sites across the U.S. will be conducting hands-on activities and forum conversations to engage the public with synthetic biology. Funded by NSF, the Building with Biology project seeks to encourage information sharing between scientists and members of the public. If you're a student or practicing scientist in synthetic biology or a related field, sign up today to express your interest in participating at a location near you! Science relaunches website Science relaunches website Tuesday, January 12, 2016, AAAS's online flagship journal, Science, has a brand new look that incorporates many new features as well as existing online elements from the more recent journals in the Science family. The site rolled over on Tuesday, around 1:00 p.m. Applications now open for minority science writers internship Applications now open for minority science writers internship Monday, December 14, 2015 The AAAS Pitts Family Foundation Minority Science Writers Internship is for undergraduates who are interested in journalism as a career and who want to learn about science writing. In addition to improving their skills, the program seeks to make a dent in the demographics of the profession: Although science is a global activity, the journalists who cover it don’t reflect that diversity. Take our science communication training program survey! Thursday, November 19, 2015 The American Association for the Advancement of Science’s  (AAAS) Center for Public Engagement with Science is conducting a survey of key decision-makers to better understand the demand for science communication training programs in the academic, society, government, and non-profit communities. We hope to gather feedback on what the community would find most valuable to improve and expand the Communicating Science program. The multiple-choice survey will take approximately 10 minutes. We also have an open field for your feedback. NextGen VOICES survey NextGen VOICES survey: How do political priorities affect your ability to do or communicate science? Friday, October 23, 2015 Answer our latest NextGen VOICES survey and get featured in Science: How do political priorities (or political sensitivities to particular groups) affect your ability to do or communicate science? AAAS CEO Rush Holt at the AAAS Town Hall Meeting in Atlanta AAAS Town Hall Meeting seeks input on how association can better serve society Friday, October 2, 2015 AAAS CEO Rush Holt met with AAAS members, donors, and others in Atlanta, Georgia to seek input on how the association can better serve society and become a more effective advocate for the scientific community.