Alda Center News

Fall 2017 Communicating Science Courses Open to Stony Brook University STEM Students

Communicating Science graduate courses are open to masters and PhD students in STEM disciplines. Tuition is covered for PhD students (fall or spring semesters) if they are currently supported full time by their program (TA/GA/RA or Fellow) and have a full Graduate Tuition Scholarship. Enrollment in the course requires pre-approval from your Graduate Program Director. Masters students can also enroll and pay tuition as normal.

Scientific American and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University Announce Online Writing Workshop for Scientists

Scientific American and the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University are teaming on an online workshop aimed at helping scientists and engineers write blogs and op-eds for magazines, newspapers and other news outlets.  Presented in partnership with The Kavli Foundation, two dozen scientists will receive mentoring on writing over this fall and next spring, with successful assignments to be considered for publication as a Scientific American guest blog. Apply now.

Chancellor Zimpher, Alan Alda Announce “Communicating Science” Pilot Program

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and acclaimed actor, writer, and director Alan Alda today announced an expanded partnership between SUNY and Stony Brook University’s Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science to offer the center’s highly-acclaimed training to doctoral students at up to five additional SUNY campuses.

Career Opportunity: Alda Center Seeks 10-Month Lecturer with Theater Experience

The Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science is seeking a 10-month Lecturer. The ideal candidate will have a special expertise in theater or improvisation training, experience working with scientists and medical students/professionals in improvisation, and an understanding of the cultures of science and medicine. Please apply by April 18, 2017.