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First Lady Michelle Obama Presents the IMLS National Medal to NYSCI

Streamed live on May 18, 2015, Michelle Obama presents the IMLS National Medal award to the 10 national winners.

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NYSCI Receives National Medal

NYSCI has received the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service.

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The Need for Design Based Learning in Science Education

Dorothy Bennett, NYSCI’s Director of Design Based Learning in Schools, talks about young people’s desire to play and be active participants in their learning experience.

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NYSCI Shortlisted for 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

NYSCI has been shortlisted for the 2015 National Medal for Museum and Library Services.

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What makes you feel smart? Peggy Monahan talks Design Lab

An interview with Peggy Monahan, Exhibits Projects Creative Director at NYSCI about Design Lab.

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NYSCI makerzines now available for download

Makers are everywhere, and makerspaces can be anywhere. Download our makerzines to get inspiration.

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Life on Mars?

The evidence for life on Mars, now or in the past, continues to be elusive though evidence is tantalizing. Though we have evidence for water in the past on Mars (and water is necessary for life as we know it) no probes nor satellites nor…

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Ford Foundation Spotlights Our Innovation Institute

The Ford Foundation highlights NYSCI’s Innovation Institute.

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Urban Advantage Professional Development for Teachers

Watch a video about NYSCI’s involvement in the Urban Advantage program.

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Big Buddy Program Visits NYSCI

On Saturday, December 6, 18 homeless children will visit NYSCI as part of a collaboration with Queens College called the Big Buddy Program. The program pairs a Queens College student with a child who is homeless and currently living in a shelter. Each Saturday during…

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Science and Inspiration: NYSCI’s Annual Gala Dinner

NYSCI’s annual Gala dinner, “An Evening of Science and Inspiration”, at Manhattan’s Cipriani 42 (Video).

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NYSCI 50th anniversary commemoration

Seth Dubin, Chairman Emeritus, NYSCI, introduces NYSCI’s 50th anniversary at the 2014 NYSCI Gala.

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NYSCI Honors Two Leaders of STEM

Earlier this week, NYSCI’s 2014 Evening of Science and Inspiration honored two prominent business leaders who are committed to advancing STEM education and workforce development. Denise Ramos, the chief executive of ITT Corp, received the Distinguished Leadership Award for her leadership in establishing diversity throughout…

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NYSCI Gala: Honoring Denise Ramos

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, NYSCI will be hosting its annual Gala, An Evening of Science and Inspiration, at Cipriani 42 in Manhattan. As a preview, we will be profiling our honorees here on NYSCI’s website. Listed as one of Fortune Magazine’s Biz Person of the Year, NYSCI…

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NYSCI Gala: Honoring Jeanne Sullivan

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, NYSCI will be hosting its annual Gala, An Evening of Science and Inspiration, at Cipriani 42 in Manhattan. As a preview, we will be profiling our honorees here on NYSCI’s website. NYSCI is proud to honor Jeanne M. Sullivan with the Vision…

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NYSCI Gala: Honoring Shakuntala (Devi) Gopal

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, NYSCI will be hosting its annual Gala, An Evening of Science and Inspiration, at Cipriani 42 in Manhattan. As a preview, we will be profiling our honorees here on NYSCI’s website. At this year’s gala, NYSCI is pleased to honor and bestow…

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NYSCI Gala: Honoring Alan Friedman (1942 – 2014)

On Tuesday, November 18, 2014, NYSCI will be hosting its annual Gala, An Evening of Science and Inspiration, at Cipriani 42 in Manhattan. As a preview, we will be profiling our honorees here on NYSCI’s website. Alan Friedman was in love with science, but what he loved…

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Has response to Ebola in US gotten out of hand?

There is a sense of panic in some communities about how to deal with people who come to the US from West Africa, specifically counties that are experiencing the Ebola epidemic. The governors of New York and New Jersey backed off from requiring returning health…

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Urban Advantage Family Science Day breaks attendance records

More than 2,000 people attended the annual Urban Advantage Family Science Day.

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Maker Lab Series

NYSCI in partnership with National Grid has created a Maker Lab series for elementary and middle school students at the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens in Richmond Hill, Queens. The Maker Lab series, led by NYSCI staff, will consist of five workshops where…

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