The Year of Science 29January

Blog   |   Education   |   January 29, 2009

The Year of Science 2009, a national grassroots celebration, launched earlier this month in Boston, Massachusetts. In its honor, museums, federal agencies, schools, scientific societies, and other nonprofit and for-profit […] Read more »

Cinderella’s Journey 28January

Blog   |   Community   |   January 28, 2009

As a young girl, I used to watch Cinderella lose her glass slipper, find Prince Charming, and live happily ever after. How often does that happen in real life? Instead […] Read more »

Roe at 36 23January

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   1 Comments   |   January 23, 2009

Directly on the heels of a crazy Inauguration weekend, another celebration of sorts took place yesterday. Thousands gathered here in D.C. to celebrate (or protest) the 36th anniversary of the […] Read more »

The View from My Couch 22January

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 22, 2009

If you were in DC for the Inauguration festivities, I can pretty much guarantee that your weekend was more exciting than mine. I did not venture down to the Mall. […] Read more »

Crowds, Hope and Inaugural Adventures 21January

Blog   |   Community   |   1 Comments   |   January 21, 2009

Yes, Mom, I’m Really in That Crowd on TV Despite growing up in the D.C. area, this was the first inauguration I attended. I spent the days before the event […] Read more »

Pelosi, Clinton, Napolitano, & Jones 19January

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   3 Comments   |   January 19, 2009

What sounds like a law firm is actually a few of the 2,000 attendees at Sunday’s Emily’s List Inaugural Luncheon. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi received an enthusiastic standing […] Read more »

A Test of Times 19January

Blog   |   Community   |   January 19, 2009

Only hours away from experiencing one of the most remarkable moments in history, the Inauguration of the 44th president of the United States, it is natural for one to sit […] Read more »

Meet Wendy Crone: Engineering Professor and Mentor 16January

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Blog   |   Education   |   January 16, 2009

It was an engineering summer camp during high school that really piqued Wendy Crone’s interest in engineering mechanics. During the camp, one professor held a demonstration lab in which he […] Read more »

It’s a Day On 16January

Blog   |   Community   |   January 16, 2009

When I was an AmeriCorps member, we celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Day as a day on, not a day off. It was a day on which we, in […] Read more »

The Obama Administration 15January

Blog   |   Advocacy   |   January 15, 2009

President-elect Obama may still be a few days away from taking office, but his administration is already beginning to take shape. And if all goes according to plan, most of […] Read more »