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“Graduate students practice public speaking that conveys the excitement of scientific research without getting bogged down in jargon. Then they put their skills to work at Town Hall Seattle.”


“For scientists, the research always comes first. But it’s also good to know how to communicate that research to nonscientists. That’s why a few graduate students created Engage: The Science Speaker Series.

The Engage series gives graduate students in science a chance to describe their research in plain language to general audiences — with a minimum of jargon and an emphasis on narrative. It’s science meeting storytelling.”


“A priest, a scientist, and a truck driver walk into a cocktail party….

Actually, they’re all scientists, with two of them assuming the role of priest and truck driver. And there are no cocktails.