Weekly Round Up: Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, Michael Tougias, Kyle Thiermann

Here are the latest updates from our speakers who have been making headlines:   We want to extend a HUGE congratulations to Dr. Ainissa Ramirez on winning the 2015 Andrew Gemant Award, an annual prize recognizing significant contributions to the cultural, artistic or humanistic dimension of physics.   Disney has released the first trailer of …Read More

Trending now: David Quammen, Charles Johnson, Ted Conover

Hope everyone is having a fantastic week!  Here is what a few of our speakers have been up to:   Discussing the NY Prison break over at CNN, Ted Conover describes how one decent snitch could hold the key.   Slowly, West Africa is prying itself free from the grip of the Ebola virus. Krys Boyd …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Kathleen Hanna, Dr. Steven Strogatz, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Here are the latest updates from our speakers who have been making headlines:   Here’s what The Guardian had to say about the feminist punk legend Kathleen Hanna’s long-awaited return to the UK stage!   According to new research by mathematician  Dr. Steven Strogatz, the classic dispute settling game Rock-paper-scissors may explain evolutionary ‘games’ in nature.   …Read More

Trending Now: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ainissa Ramirez, Kathleen Hanna

Hope everyone is having a fantastic week!  Read on to find out what our speakers have been up to!   University of Massachusetts Class of 2015 graduates got a final lesson before receiving diplomas Friday evening – words of wisdom from master astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.   Head over to ScienceMag.org and check out Dr. Ainissa Ramirez’ …Read More

Weekly Round-up: Kathleen Hanna, Jeff Lieberman, Gail Dines

Here are the latest updates from our awesome speakers and activists:   Check out this review of Kathleen Hanna‘s lecture at the Neptune Theatre!   Jeff Lieberman will be speaking at the Central Square Theatre in Boston!  He will engage in a lively conversation, discussing among many things the role that art may have in bridging …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Dr. Amir Aczel, Daisy Hernandez, Dr. Ainissa Ramirez

Check out the latest updates from our awesome speakers and activists:   Head over to The New York Times for their review of Amir Aczel’s latest book:  “Finding Zero”.  “Finding Zero” is Dr. Aczel’s story of his quest for the origins of the most elusive of numbers: zero. It is zero, Dr. Aczel points out, …Read More

Congrats to all Boston Marathon Participants!

We want to start our weekly round-up by extending our congratulations to everyone who competed in the Boston Marathon yesterday.  Boston Strong!   Now…on to the latest updates from some of our awesome speakers, activists and change makers:   Head over to the American Scientist and check out Dr. Ainissa Ramirez‘  newly published essay entitled, “A …Read More

Today is Equal Pay Day!

Today (April 14, 2015) is Equal Pay Day. This date symbolizes how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year.   We want to applaud fair pay champion and speaker Lilly Ledbetter for her tireless efforts to highlight this issue and ensure it remains a part of …Read More