Publicity: Science Policy Group Seeks to Foster Careers in, Educate About, and Advocate for Science Policy

Check out this article from the I-STEM Education Initiative on SPG’s beginnings, recent efforts, & future goals!

“We are only as powerful as the people that decide to join.” – Libby Haywood, MCB Graduate Student and Chair of the SPG Professional Development Committee

While the Science Policy Group, which began in January of 2017, might be the new kids on the block when it comes to RSOs (Registered Student Organizations), they’re not hesitant to tackle some weighty subjects, like diversity in STEM or President Trump’s impact on science education. Their latest coup? They’ve invited Illinois State Senator Scott Bennett to drop by campus to participate in a dialog about Science Policy at 4:00 pm on July 13, 2017, at Beckman Auditorium…and invite everyone to attend.