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Register for March 9-10 NSF workshop on communicating science 
UNMC faculty and students are invited to the National Science Foundation's workshop, "Science: Becoming the Messenger," in Lincoln on March 9 and 10. Purpose: To train participants to hone science messages for the general public and media. The first day is open to all undergraduate science educators, post-docs, graduate students and communications professionals; the second day is for researchers and attendance is by application. Time and location: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Downtown Holiday Inn. Who may participate: It is open to all PIs, early career researchers and engineers, graduate students, postdocs, public information officers (PIO) and communications staff from institutions and universities in Nebraska. Participation is free, registration is required. Register now. Description: Featuring three accomplished communicators and trainers - Emmy award winning television producer Joe Schreiber, former PBS executive Dan Agan, and bestselling science author Chris Mooney - the NSF workshop "Science: Becoming the Messenger" provides one-stop shopping for those seeking to reach a broader public about their work. Over the course of this full day of training, participants will learn how to craft a message and deliver it to a variety of audiences. They will also have the opportunity to experience live interview training, to develop writing and new media skills, and to hone their public presentations. On Day 2, March 10, a select group of researchers will have further intensive media training.

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