NISE Network Blog

Jayatri Das, The Franklin Institute

What would Benjamin Franklin think about synthetic biology? On July 9th, we held our Building with Biology event under the watchful eyes of his colossal statue in the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial at The Franklin Institute . I’d like to...

Sarah Fisk, SUNY Poly CMOST

A Natural Partnership The SUNY Poly Children’s Museum of Science and Technology ( SUNY Poly CMOST ) and the Albany Public Library have frequently worked together on a variety of STE(a)M based projects, recognizing one another as strong community organizations....

Caroline Lowenthal, Museum of Science

The Museum of Science in Boston hosted its Building with Biology event on Sunday, June 26. It was open to all museum visitors, and included the hands-on activities from the kit, a few hands-on activities from the pilot year, a...

Brad Herring, Museum of Life and Science

We’d like to extend our most sincere congratulations to NISE Network partner, Mid-America Science Museum of Hot Springs, AR, on receiving the prestigious 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service . This award, the nation’s highest honor given to...
Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota
In June 2016, the NISE Network shipped a box of printed and digital materials to selected active NISE Network partner museums and universities located in the United States.The NISE Network leadership wants to thank partner organizations for your involvement with...

KC Miller, Science Museum of Minnesota

We are putting the finishing touches on the kits now, and they will be on their way to you this week (week of June 1, 2016)! These kits are the product of a lot of hard work by leading institutions...

Deron Ash, Arizona State University

In 2005, the National Science Foundation simultaneously announced funding both for NISE Net and the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU). Up to that point, the two proposed projects weren’t aware of each other, but after...

Karine Thate, Museum of Science

Seeing a child’s face light up with excitement as they interact with real-life scientists and grad students at your outreach event is always a pleasure. Many researchers are interested in sharing their knowledge and enthusiasm with the public, but they...
Larry Bell
Our partners at the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU) held a final event gala in Tempe, Arizona on May 3-5, 2016, focused on "Advancing the Legacy of Anticipatory Governance." I was happy to be among...

Suzi Taylor, Extended University, Montana State University – Bozeman

Apologies for the REO Speedwagon earworm, but it’s been fun to see how we at Montana State University can continue hosting…and even growing…our NanoDays program now that the 10-year NSF-funded program has ended. COLLABORATING WITH OUR MICRO PARTNERS Our 2016...