Director of Electronic Communications

  It has been almost a year since I was asked to be the Director of Electronic Communications for NARST and I wanted to reflect with the membership on some of the progress we have made in the past 11 months. Lynn, Bill, and I have worked closely with PODI to explore ways we can…

General Announcements

MIND and SOLE – STRONG AS STEELE 5K (fun run/walk)  at NARST* We are gearing up for our second annual Mind and Sole Run to be held concurrent with the NARST annual meeting* on March 31st, 6am – 7:15am! This is a 5k fun run, walk, etc. — a time to get together with friends…

Research Committee

The Research Committee is excited to share the following news related to its various functions and responsibilities. A Variety of Stimulating Pre-Conference Workshops at the 2014 NARST Meeting We received several strong proposals for pre-conference workshops which made it difficult to select four of them (twice as many as in the past) for inclusion in…

Publications Advisory Committee

The Publications Advisory Committee has been working hard to coordinate helpful presentations and forums to engage members in our strong tradition of high quality research publication.    We invite members to look for the following special PAC-sponsored sessions in the upcoming Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh: NARST Pre-Conference Workshop (4 hours) Developing High Quality Reviews for the…

Graduate Student Representative

It has been a productive first year for the newly formed GSAC (Graduate Student Advisory Committee). Following my appointment as the first Graduate Student Board Member last year, I began to work on the following items of interest. The first action item was to design our Graduate Student Advisory Committee. Using the following criteria, we…

International Committee

The NARST International Committee (IC) provides funding to support (a) International Committee Scholarships for junior NARST members to attend and present papers at the 2014 NARST Annual International Conference, (b) the Linking Science Educators Program (LSEP) to encourage collaborations and dialogue with colleagues from low income countries, and (c) PhD School Scholarships to support the…

Equity and Ethics Committee

The Equity and Ethics (E&E) Committee provides leadership to the organization on issues of equity and ethics including, but not limited to, gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, disabling conditions, sexual orientations, language, national origin and religion. As Co-Chairs, we are excited to update you on E&E Committee projects in progress and offer you previews of events…