biology


Scientific Racism: Is This an Oxymoron? (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Despite efforts by anthropologists and biologists to temper the application of race labeling, it continues to thrive. What’s wrong and what’s right with the concept of race? Why does our society crave race categories? How do people confuse the recent use of DNA-based labeling systems with the scientific reality of […]


⭐ Careers In Brain Sciences (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Interested in the brain and its functioning? In psychology and psychiatry?  In this event facilitated by Dr. Sonia Bansal, you will gain a greater understanding of neuroscience and learn about different career paths in the field of brain sciences.  Dr.  Bansal is associated with the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center. To […]


⭐ X-STEM All Access (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Welcome To X-STEM All Access Tune in April 20-23, 2021! X-STEM All Access is an entertaining, educational, and interactive online STEM experience for 6-12th graders. Through a series of daily livestream events, students will hear from an exclusive group of visionaries who aim to inspire kids about careers in science, […]


Forgotten No More: Rediscovering Remarkable Women (Smithsonian Associates) – VIRTUAL

Mary Lou Williams, ca. 1946, by William P. Gottlieb Forgotten No More: Rediscovering Remarkable Women Part of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative, Because of Her Story PROGRAM DESCRIPTION From a 17th-century workshop in the Netherlands to a classroom in 1660 in Frankfurt, to the streets of Washington in the […]


⭐ Webinar Series: The Wild Side of STEAM (Smithsonian National Zoo) – VIRTUAL

What’s under her microscope? This month we’ll meet Dr. Kali Holder, veterinary pathologist at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Find out how Kali’s job is like that of a detective, searching for the clues of diseases and cause of death in animals at the Zoo and in the wild. Get a glimpse […]


Meet Dr. Rita Colwell, Author of ‘A Lab of One’s Own’ (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for A Lab of One’s Own with Dr. Rita Colwell. Rita Colwell is one of the top scientists in America: the groundbreaking microbiologist who discovered how cholera survives between epidemics and the former head of the National Science Foundation. But when she first applied for a graduate fellowship in […]


⭐ Pandemic Perspectives: Racing for Vaccines (Smithsonian National Museum of American History) – VIRTUAL

  Join curators and historians for an engaging series of panels offering perspectives on the current pandemic. Panelists will virtually share objects from the past as a springboard to a lively discussion of how to better understand the present. Audience questions are encouraged and will be addressed in the moderated […]