What’s up with us? Here’s a mix of tweets and news posts from across our practice. If you want to get specific, use the “show only” button below.

Slover Linett October News: new findings on science engagement + new clients and conferences Team Slover Linett
October 17, 2019

How do millenials connect to science? How does it fit into their lives and priorities? Check out the summary of our study for the National Academy of Sciences.

Columbus who? Considering the narrative on Indigenous Peoples’ Day Ashley Ann Wolfe
October 11, 2019

Since 1937, the United States has recognized the second Monday in October as Columbus Day, honoring the man who, in 1492, sailed the ocean blue and “discovered” America. Pop quiz! Can you name his ships? If you answered yes, you were likely taught about the Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria in grade school like most who came up through the American school system. But what was probably omitted in this selective education…

What does it mean to be “doing the work”? Our team is starting Nancy Plaskett
September 30, 2019

At Slover Linett, we’ve had social justice work on the brain for quite some time now. For anyone who is on the same journey, you know it isn’t easy. Our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) process is being led by a committee of the staff, including me, and dedicated sub-groups have been grappling…

Taking a stand is a tradeoff, but a smart one Peter Linett
September 23, 2019

Like a lot of us, I’ve been thinking lately about advocacy and change, inspired most recently by the millions of people in 185 countries who participated in the youth-led Climate Strike last week…

ASTC 2019: Let’s talk moonshots in Toronto Jen Benoit-Bryan, PhD
September 12, 2019

I’m so pleased to be joining my colleagues from across the world in a few weeks at the Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC) in Toronto. This year’s conference theme is Moonshots: Rendezvous with the Future, and there are many sessions inspired by moonshots that tackle…

Healing through creativity Aparna Hariprasad
September 05, 2019

In my time living in Seattle, I stumbled into the world of arts for social change: I started working with Path with Art, a local nonprofit which provides arts classes for adults who have experienced homelessness and other traumas. On a daily basis, I was able to see how transformational the ability to freely think, connect, and express can be.

Welcome to our newest Researcher, Emily Bray! Tanya Treptow, PhD
August 28, 2019

I’m excited to welcome Emily Bray as our newest collaborator and teammate at Slover Linett!  In her position as Researcher, Emily will play an important role in both implementing a wide variety of research approaches and creating meaning out of complex data.  As a trained community psychologist, Emily is well prepared for this work;

Purpose: The emerging question (6 Ps of Experience Design) Peter Linett
August 19, 2019

Not long ago, it wasn’t considered necessary to ask “why?” Museums, the arts, and other nonprofit cultural enterprises were an assumed good, self-evidently valuable and categorically worth participating in. Culture was an end in itself. Today, though…

The unifying sensibility: Personality (6 Ps of Experience Design) Peter Linett
August 16, 2019

Most museum and arts professionals think of personality as something that enlivens and humanizes an organization’s brand, a flavoring to be added to the message. Few treat it as a unifying principle of experience design. Yet this last P in our framework may be the most important…

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“Hello again!”

Had the chance to pop into #newMoMA last weekend & was energized by the crowds of folks who showed up to welcome @MuseumModernArt back after its brief hiatus. The great range of first-timers & seasoned visitors made for incredible energy 💕

cc: @SloverLinett

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