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First Stories in Science Workshop!

Our co-founder Fanuel Muindi was invited by Station1, a new nonprofit education institution based in Lawrence Massachusetts, to lead a workshop about the meta-narrative in science to its 18 summer students. The workshop took place on July 30, 2018. The active...

/ August 3, 2018

Parker River Half Marathon Fundraiser

On July 8 2018, our co-founder Fanuel Muindi ran the Parker River Half Marathon to support our work at Stories in Science. The $50 we raised will go towards our overall effort to enhance the website and future events to...

/ August 2, 2018

Sunshine Blogger Award Nomination

The award is driven entirely by the community, passed from blogger to blogger in recognition of their inspiring, creative and motivational blogs. Each nominee passes it on to 11 of their favorite bloggers, and round and round it goes

/ July 31, 2018

Celebrating 100 Stories in Science!

On June 8, 2018, the Stories in Science team published its 100th story authored by Dr. Qaali Hussein. The journey took almost 1.5 years and we are very excited about the next 100 stories and beyond. We are in this...

/ June 9, 2018

Science Seeker Aggregation

We are happy to receive word that Science Seeker is now aggregating our publications. This is an honor and a small encouragement to keep going! You will now notice that we have added the Science Seeker badge to our website....

/ May 20, 2018

New Feature: User Reading list

The number of stories in our database will continue to increase with time. As such, it is important to keep track of the stories you read or want to read at a later time. By creating an account, you will...

/ March 20, 2018

Meeting with NIH BEST Consortium

As described on their website, “BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) is an effort by 17 institutions to explore ways of improving biomedical career development. A fraction of biomedical PhDs will take a tenure-track faculty position, so training programs are...

/ March 1, 2018

Year in Review – 2017

It has been an exciting first year for Stories in Science. We are now publishing between 1-2 stories and we anticipate this rate to increase in the next year. We have been blessed with invitations to conferences and meetings both...

/ December 28, 2017

Journal of Stories in Science: ISSN# 2575-5129

We applied for an ISSN number several weeks ago and recently heard back with our own number! What is an ISSN? Well,  the International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) is ‘an internationally accepted code which identifies the title of serial publications.’ It...

/ October 16, 2017

Invitation to UNESCO’s International Symposium on STEM Education

We were invited to attend and present at UNESCO’s International Symposium and Policy Forum on “Cracking the Code: Girls’ Education in STEM” in Bangkok between Aug 28-30. This event brought together nearly 350 delegates from over 70 countries including: the...

/ September 4, 2017

The first stories in science book is published!

We are thrilled to announce that our first book Journeys in Science: Inspiring the Next Generation has finally been published by Elsevier! The book is a conversation between Drs. Fanuel Muindi and Jessica W. Tsai which examines the STEM education pipeline and discusses important...

/ August 7, 2017

Invitation to the Derek Bok Center at Harvard University

The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning at Harvard invited us to discuss our work at The STEM Advocacy Group and talk about the Stories in Science project.   

/ June 30, 2017

Invitation to ComSciCon 2017 at Harvard University

We were excited to be invited to serve on a panel at the 5th annual ComSciCon National Workshop that took place on June 8th-10th, 2017 in Cambridge, MA. The program for this year’s workshop is available here.   

/ June 12, 2017

Stories in Science: An Interview with Elsevier

– by Mary Preap (Associate Acquisitions Editor at Elsevier  | Originally published on SciTech Connect Elsevier on May 11 2017 –   Stories in Science is an online platform where people can share stories about their relationship with science and read stories that have been...

/ May 18, 2017