Bethany Hubbard

Publications Editor 2012-2015

As an undergraduate at Northwestern University Bethany majored in Theatre and English (Writing in Poetry). After graduating with her B.S. in Communication, she spent four years performing on various Chicago stages including the Goodman Theatre, The American Theater Company and Donny’s Skybox at The Second City.

From 2012-2015 she served Science in Society as Publications Editor, serving as Editor-in-Chief of the online magazine, HELIX.

Content by Bethany Hubbard

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Neil deGrasse Tyson, world-renowned astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of “

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John J. Millichap, MD FAAP, is a pediatric epileptologist in the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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In a city like Chicago, it seems there are a million activities to choose from on any given day.

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In this episode, we spoke with Leidamarie Tirado-Lee and Emma Flores, two graduate students who are passionate about bilingual science education. Tirado-Lee and Flores, both PhD students at Northwestern University, are members of Jugando con la Ciencia (Playing with Science), a bilingual science education program based in the Evanston Public Library.

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Jeremy Birnholtz is an assistant professor of communication studies at Northwestern University, where he runs the 

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I have a confession.

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I LOVE maple syrup. Born and raised in New England, I was taught at a young age to appreciate (more like worship) the authentic sticky sweet substance, and loathe the fake Mrs.

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In this episode, we spoke with Jessica Wilson and Shoai Hattori, two graduate students who are passionate about bringing neuroscience into the community. Wilson and Hattori, both students in the NU Interdepartmental Neuroscience (NUIN) PhD program, co-founded the Northwestern University Brain Awareness Outreach (NUBAO) group in 2010 with the aim of teaching the general public about the brain.

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Back in 2010, Brian Parpart wasn’t feeling well. Unable to find an explanation for his sudden digestive issues, his doctor ordered a CT scan.

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Recently, I had the privilege of participating in a panel on climate change sponsored by the Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (