06 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Meeting 1 on outreaches

I had a good meeting with Dr. Mary Rapien (biologist with a strong interest in outreach and education) and Kathleen Shanks Rehder (6 years running a chemistry/physical science outreach program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison). We have decades of experience in outreaches among us, have the scientific, educational and administrative ability and are excited to […]

25 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments


I have started to compile a list of those who have contributed to this project with good advice and/or kind words.  Please be sure to check them out and Google them as they are all impressive people. My next plan is to get comfortable with links! I also want to figure out what it means […]

19 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Outreach programs

I’ve been thinking about Art/Science outreach programs, and here are some ideas – which I will flesh out later. 1. Polymers 2. Tessellations/crystals 3.Fun with flour (papier mache, playdough, cookies) 4.Pigments and color

12 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Meeting March 12 2009

I had a terrific meeting with Rachel Atlas, a curator at The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab (RISD).  One of the things she mentioned (which others had as well, but this was in some sense the comment that tipped the balance) is that I should have programs to do in the schools. So look in the […]

09 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Time Frame

I realize that this is a very ambitious project (probably not HOW ambitious, or I’d never do it).  But I see it as a 5 to 10 year effort.  I hope to post progress reports once a week – or at least twice a month.