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The Broken Bridge: Restoring the Connection between Science and the Public

December 8, 2021, 2021

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Science — powering our economy and solving our most intractable problems — has never been more central to public life. Yet at the same time, it remains disconnected from society, even untrusted. What role do communicators have in restoring this connection?

Join us online at 3 PM EST on Wednesday, December 8th to explore this topic


Mariette DiChristina (COM ’86), COM dean; former editor-in-chief and executive vice president, Scientific American


Joe Palca, NPR science correspondent; founder of SciCommers

Beth Daley, editor-in-chief and general manager, The Conversation US

Michelle Amazeen,  director, Communication Research Center; COM associate professor

The webinar will be conducted using the online Zoom webinar platform. Access information and additional instructions on using the Zoom platform will be provided via email upon successful registration. This webinar is open to all members of the BU community including alumni, students, faculty, and staff.


December 8, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm




Boston University