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PRESS HERE NEWS:
3/31/23: Were you in any of my plain language workshops? Are you a trainer? The International Plain Language Federation wants to know what you think of training.
3/31/23: It's been a while - COVID, moving to Michigan, and bunch of other stuff. But do nominate a plain language hero to be awarded at PLAIN's conference Sept. 27-29 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
9/4/19: Jana's - well, Martha's Chocolate Beet Cake recipe - I use half the amount of sugar she calls for - the beets are sweet enough.
8/20/19: Looking forward to participating in the Plain Language Summit in Washington, DC on Sept. 5.
8/14/19: Fun and productive workshop for the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement in Pittsburgh, Pa.
5/3/19: Lovely time at Press Here North in upper lower Michigan
4/1/19: No April Fool's joke - Press Here's presentation proposal was accepted for PLAIN's conference in Oslo in September.
12/20/18: 2018 was a busy and productive one for Press Here. Lots of workshops and presentations. But a piece of big news, Jana Goldman successfully completed the Plain Language Certificate Program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC. Wishing you all a Happy and Joyful New Year
12/9/2017: Getting ready to go to New Orleans for the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. Honored to be part of a science communication workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 12.
10/31/2017: What a treat! Press Here was invited to give the Plain Language Awards fat the US Customs and Immigration Service's Halloween event!
10/11/2017: Take a look at a blog post by my talented colleague Kate Goggin from NOAA. This post originally appeared on the Center for Plain Language site - you can find it by clicking on my blog tab.
10/7/2017: Press Here was invited to participate in the American Geophysical Union's Annual Fall Meeting in December in New Orleans!
9/30/17: PLAIN's Graz conference was great - interesting presentations and wonderful people! See you in Oslo in 2019!
6/16/17: "Plain. Science." was accepted as a presentation by PLAIN - Plain Language Association International - for its biennial conference Sept. 21-23 in Graz, Austria.
6/8/17: The American Geophysical Union invited Press Here to talk about plain science during a webinar today. The webinar is part of the organization's Sharing Science program. Jana Goldman is on the Sharing Science Advisory Board.
9/14-5/16: Staying on Topic and Interpretive Writing were the two workshops Jana led at the National Fish and Wildlife Service's Outreach and Visitor Services Training workshop at the beautiful National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, W. Va.
7/20/16: The last in a series of seven science communication workshops for NOAA's Research Office was great fun and I learned a few things, too. The workshop was held in Silver Spring, Md.
5/12/16: Tasmania Tales: Jana Goldman was in Hobart as a communications volunteer for the 4th International Symposium on the Ocean in a High CO2 World. While there, she was invited to speak to a standing room only crowd of more than 90 scientists and science communicators as part of Inspiring Australia. The talk was given at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Research, part of the University of Tasmania.
2/9/16: Press Here is proud to be a sponsor of the DC Science Writers Association science writer party Feb. 13 at the National Press Club. Admission is free for science journalists attending the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Washington. Hope to see you there!
1/1/16: Happy New Year!
12/16/15: Jana Goldman was part of a panel about plain language for scientists at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, Calif. I had a great time and I think the more than 125 people who attended the session did, too!
9/26/15: Thank you, members of Plain Language Association InterNational, for electing me to the board.
8/15/15: We look forward to attending the PLAIN meeting in Dublin, Ireland in September.
5/22/15: Hope you like our new video (above). Thanks to the talents and generosity of email@example.com
5/21/15: It's been a busy first few months this year for Press Here. We've given successful workshops for NOAA in Silver Spring, Md., Miami, Fla., and Ann Arbor, Mich. Now on to Seattle in June and Norman, Okla. in August.
12/14/2014: Off to the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco -- Jana Goldman will be on a science communication panel with John Calderazzo and Gifford J. Wong at 12:30, Dec. 18, in MN 130-131 -- can't wait!
12/5/2014: Press Here is delighted to be the successful bidder for a series of science communication in plain language workshop for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research in 2015.
12/2/2014: A great workshop with LeapFrog Solutions in Fairfax, Virginia -- thanks to those who attended!
9/2/14: Thank you, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, for inviting Press Here's Jana Goldman to speak at the Sept. 3 Communications, Outreach & Visitor Services Workshop in West Virginia.
7/14/2014: Press Here's Jana Goldman was elected chair of the board of the Center for Plain Language.
4/23/2014: Press Here's Jana Goldman is quoted in a Mother Jones article about the Center for Plain Language's ClearMark Awards. Press Here is a proud sponsor of the awards.
1/29/2014: Thank you, Government Executive for featuring plain language and the Center's two awards programs.
1/28/2014: Mahalo, Association for Social Anthropology in Oceania for inviting Jana Goldman and Michael French Smith to convene a session on science communication at its February meeting in Hawai'i!
1/16/2014: "If you have to read one book about Papua New Guinea, read this one" - headline on excellent review by Alex Golub on Amazon of Press Here client Michael French Smith's book "A Faraway, Familiar Place" - read it at:http://tinyurl.com/majvuhb
12/9/2013: Thanks to the more than a dozen people who stopped by our poster at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco. In addition to the amazing science presented at the meeting, there were many sessions about communicating that science. Press Here can help!
11/9/2013: Press Here client Michael French Smith is quoted in a piece in today's Sydney Morning Herald about the betel nut ban in Port Morseby --read the entire piece at:
10/24/2013: Press Here is pleased that client Michael French Smith's book "A Faraway, Familiar Place" (University of Hawai'i Press) was accepted for the National Press Club's 36th Annual Book Fair & Authors Night on Nov. 19, at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. Learn more at: www.press.org/bookfair and follow at #NPCBookFair
10/23/2013: Going to the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco in December? Press Here Founder Jana Goldman will make a presentation on how scientists and reporters can communicate about Arctic research, co-written by Peter West of the National Science Foundation. The poster session is Monday, Dec. 9. If you are in San Francisco, stop by!