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    Tossing Different Balls

    Description:  Set Up Have participants stand in two lines as far from their partner as possible, but at least a foot off the wall.  Instruct them to throw an imaginary ball to their partner and pay attention to the size, weight, shape and speed of the ...

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    The Mirror Exercise

    Description:  Set Up Have the participants work in pairs. The Exercise Have each set of partners decide who is person A and who is person B.  Tell them that Person B is a mirror, and will mirror Person A’s every move.   They do not have to do typical ...

  3. Event

    Sample Past Event

    Event Date:  July 31, 2016- 8:00pm EDT Goal(s):  Connecting Writing ...

  4. Event

    TBC: Hone Your Confidence and "Take Your Space"

    Event Date:  October 26, 2016- 12:30pm EDT Description:  Lydia Franco-Hodges, MFA, Actor and Alda Center Improvisation Instructor will help you develop the mind-body connection and “take your space” without appearing arrogant or intimidating. You’ll leave ...

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    TBC: Speak Up with Letters to the Editor

    Event Date:  November 9, 2016- 2:45pm EST Description:  Don't be afraid to speak up. Christine O'Connell, PhD, Alda Center Associate Director will help you clarify your goal and craft an opinion piece that hits your key points in a limited ...

  6. Blog Post

    Kavli Conversations: The Swarm Inside

    What happens when leading journalists who cover science and eminent scientists who reach mass audiences get together to exchange ideas? What do their differing perspectives tell us about how science communication is changing and how we can do it better? ...

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    Webinar: Perfect Your Pitch and Get the Grant

    Description:  Join  Alda  Center Associate Director Christine O'Connell, PhD for a webinar to get practical advice on distilling your message and crafting the perfect pitch for a potential funder to support your scientific project or medical research ...

  8. Blog Post

    Kavli Conversations: Surviving the Extinction Crisis

    What happens when leading journalists who cover science and eminent scientists who reach mass audiences get together to exchange ideas? What do their differing perspectives tell us about how science communication is changing and how we can do it better? ...

  9. Blog Post

    Why Research for the Pure Sake of Knowing is Enough

    From PBS Newshour by Judy Woodruff Biologist Sheila Patek has faced criticism for her research on mantis shrimp and trap-jaw ants. In recent months, members of Congress have called her studies a waste of taxpayer money. Tonight, she explains how ...

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