Dr. Betsy Stone receives Outstanding Outreach and Public Engagement Award
Professor Betsy Stone has been awarded the CLAS Outstanding Outreach and Public Engagement Award.
Professor Stone took the lead in founding the Iowa Climate Festival, the annual event that educates the local community on climate change and engages them in hands-on experiments and discussions. She led the dissemination of the Chemistry & Climate outreach kits, participates in multiple STEM initiatives in the area, and collaborates with high school teachers and students to bring atmospheric chemistry to high school students through the Collaborative Learning in Environmental and Atmospheric Research (CLEAR) program. She works with the Iowa Environmental Focus podcast and radio segments that are shared with radio stations across the state and is the Chair of the Department of Chemistry Outreach and Engagement Committee.