Communicating Science Series

Please join us for an interdisciplinary series in which we explore how to communicate science effectively.

September 13, 2017

Ed Stafford
Department of Management

October 18th, 2017

Jennifer Peeples
Department of Languages, Philosophy and Communication Studies

November 15, 2017

Carsten Meier
Department of Art and Design

December 13, 2017

Robert Davies
Department of Physics

All presentations will be in USU Merrill-Cazier Library Room 154 from 11:30-1:00.

Light refreshments will be served.


Spring 2018 speakers include:

  • Kerry Bringhurst from Utah Public Radio 
  • Star Coulbrooke the USU Writing Center Director and Poet Laureate of Logan, Utah


Past Presentations

February 1, 2017

Mary-Ann Muffoletto
USU College of Science and Quinney College of Natural Resources Public Relations Specialist
Presentation: Communicating Science to People Who Aren’t Scientists
Click here to view Mary Ann's presentation.

February 15, 2017

Matt Jensen
Engineering Public Relations Specialist
Presentation: How to get Reporters Interested in Your Research
Click here to view Matt's presentation.

March 15, 2017

Star Coulbrooke, Logan City Poet Laureate and USU Writing Center Director, with Shaun Anderson and Millie Tullis, USU creative writing students and writing center tutor supervisors.
USU Writing Center
Presentation: Make it Creative; Make it Relatable
Presentation Handout
Click here to view Star's presentation.

April 12, 2017

Steve Kent
The Herald Journal City Editor
Presentation: Appealing to Editors: Inside the Mindset of an Endangered Species
Click here to view Steve's presentation.

April 26, 2017

Michelle Baker and Mark Brunson
Utah State University Faculty
Presentation: Translational Ecology: Communicating Science for Action