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A Discussion with Professor John Morano

Listen to the audio of A Discussion With John Morano- Issues of Extinction, Habitat Deletion and Climate Change for Readers of Popular Fiction. Concerned with endangered species and habitat depletion, John pens stories of imperiled creatures and habitats that can’t speak for themselves.


curiousSCIENCEwriters challenge the stereotype that laboratories are boring places filled with boring people, revealing to the world a colorful universe with a diameter one tenth of the thickness of a human hair. This organization understands that science does not dehumanize, but rather provides something vital to human survival: hope.

The Potential of a Poem

As a student in one of the nation’s most rigorous STEM high schools, 16-year-old Eileen Huang never expected to write poetry, let alone have it change her life. In this funny, surprising, and moving talk, she tells the unexpected story of how her passion for writing and storytelling took her to the White House, got her to meet the First Lady, and, ultimately, revealed her true potential and self-confidence.

Way to Go, Katie!

Our cSw Chief Editor, Katie McCreedy, has been selected by the New Jersey Council of Teachers of English (NJCTE) as their 2016 Personal Essay Bronze Medalist. Katie wrote about her experiences as a young student taking NJ Transit. She noted that passengers are less willing to engage in conversation, making it even more important to value personal relationships.