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New Report: Encountering Science in America

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has released a report examining the many ways Americans engage with science today, whether through zoos, community projects, science festivals, TV news programming, or ever-evolving social media. Through data visualization, analysis, and case studies, Encountering Science in America highlights expanding opportunities to engage…

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Laura Johnston Joins Rita Allen Foundation Scientific Advisory Committee

Laura Johnston, Professor of Genetics and Development at Columbia University, has been named to the Rita Allen Foundation Scientific Advisory Committee. Johnston has been recognized for her work elucidating the processes by which cells communicate their fitness and compete for territory in developing tissues, which have surprising similarities…

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Announcing the 2018 Rita Allen Foundation Scholars

The Rita Allen Foundation has named its 2018 class of Rita Allen Foundation Scholars, recognizing seven young leaders in biomedical science whose research has the potential to lead to groundbreaking new discoveries and advance human health. The selected Scholars will each receive grants of up to $110,000 annually for a…

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Misinformation Solutions Forum: Nominate a Graduate Student

On October 4, 2018, with major support from the Rita Allen Foundation, a Misinformation Solutions Forum at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C., will bring together academic researchers, technology professionals, data scientists, journalists, educators, community leaders and funders to explore promising ideas for curbing the spread of misinformation. Organizers…

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