NISE Network Blog

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...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

We are pleased to announce the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Net) has been selected for five years of funding by NASA Science Mission Directorate to implement the Space and Earth Informal STEM Education (SEISE) project. This project builds...

Catherine McCarthy, Science Museum of Minnesota

We are pleased to introduce a new logo for the National Informal STEM Education Network (NISE Network). As the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network transitions to the National Informal STEM Education Network we will begin using this logo to communicate...

Kayla Berry, Museum of Science

Building with Biology is one of several projects that extends the Network into the its new identity as the National Informal STEM Education Network by addressing new content areas, such as synthetic biology. This project also focuses on fostering public...