With the recent election and the uncertainty about what science policy will look like under President Trump, now is the time for people passionate about science ethics and policy to look for ways to get involved. (Check out http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/11/who-will-advise-trump-on-science/508055/) Pursuing policy fellowships is one way to make sure facts and pressing issues regarding science get... Continue Reading →
A BIG thank you to everyone that came out to our inaugural Change the Game lecture; you helped to make the event a success! For those of us interested in metrics, we have had 152 attendees spanning around 12 departments at UT: *Check out the cool attendance infographic made by our secretary, Nannan Jiang. We... Continue Reading →
Click here to view the article published in UT's Daily Beacon New student organization unites science and politics Shelby Whitehead, Contributor ... Continue Reading →
Join FOSEP next Tuesday, October 4th at 6:30pm in the Nielsen Physics Building, Room 304 for a roundtable discussion on the issues in science today, the policy decisions relating to them, and where each of the current presidential candidates stand.
FOSEP joined fellow politically-oriented groups for the recent Voterpalooza event, hosted by the UT Political Science students in the Howard Baker Center. Thank you to everyone that stopped by and made the event so much fun!
FOSEP joined fellow students at the Howard Baker Center Toyota Auditorium to watch the first 2016 Presidential Debate. After meeting up for pre-debate discussion and fun at dinner beforehand, the group enjoyed a festive atmosphere and some debate BINGO while learning more about the candidates' ideas and policies. Keep an eye out for similar events... Continue Reading →
The first FOSEP meeting was kicked off by President Victoria DiStefano, who gave an overview of the organization and the upcoming aims for the semester. Scott Satinover volunteered for the open interim position of Recruitment Officer – welcome, Scott, and thank you! Mark Christian talked about his experience developing the house bill HB2151, giving tips and... Continue Reading →
Come join fellow FOSEP members for some debate watching fun! If you can't make it, follow along at home (debate bingo card included below) or look into where the candidates stand on the issues important to you! If you're interested in discussing where the candidates stand on some of the top issues facing science today,... Continue Reading →