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For a few lucky teachers, an adventure of a lifetime

Josh Rosenau, Steve Newton, and Genie Scott in the Grand Canyon

The National Center for Science Education is pleased to accept applications for its second class of Grand Canyon Teacher Scholars. Lucky teachers will be given an all-expenses-paid seat on NCSE's annual Grand Canyon expedition, an eight-day voyage through some of the world's greatest geological wonders. 

NCSE and the Grand Canyon 2016

One of the 2014 boats running Lava Falls

Explore the Grand Canyon with NCSE! Reservations are still available for NCSE's next excursion to the Grand Canyon — as featured in the documentary No Dinosaurs in Heaven. From June 30 to July 8, 2016, NCSE will again explore the wonders of creation and evolution on a Grand Canyon river run conducted by NCSE's Steve Newton and Josh Rosenau. 

Eugenie C. Scott in the NAS Great Hall

Eugenie C. Scott

NCSE's founding executive director Eugenie C. Scott is featured in a multimedia exhibit about the Great Hall dome of the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington DC.

Charles Coulston Gillispie dies

Charles Coulston Gillispie, via Princeton UniversityCharles Coulston Gillispie

The eminent historian of science Charles Coulston Gillispie died on October 6, 2015, at the age of 97, according to a tweet from Princeton University.

Eugenie C. Scott elected to AU board

Eugenie C. ScottEugenie C. Scott

NCSE is pleased to congratulate Eugenie C. Scott on her election to the board of trustees of Americans United for Separation of Church and State.