Weekly Round Up: Jianli Yang, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:

 

While the world mourns the passing of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobos, Jianli Yang addressed a Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee to challenge the government’s human rights policies with China.

 

Congratulations to Neil deGrasse Tyson! Besides his book remaining on the best-sellers list all summer, StarTalk was just nominated for an Emmy!

 

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos seems to be turning a blind eye to Title IX enforcement, and Jessica Valenti isn’t having it.

 

And those are the stories for this week! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest from all of our speakers, scientists and change makers!


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