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The STEM Community Alliance Program in the Nadkarni Lab brings science and conservation projects to youth-in-custody

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Nalini and the Nadkarni Lab were featured in The Urban Activist to showcase the work of the STEM Community Alliance Program (STEMCAP) – started by Nadkarni in 2017. With the collaboration from other campus institutions like the Utah Museum of Fine Arts and funding from the Utah State Board of Education, the program has been able to bring science education to Youth in Custody across the Salt Lake Valley. Read the article here —

Science, art and museums! Connecting youth in custody with academics –The Urban Activist

Nalini receives NAT Prize from the Museum of Natural Sciences in Barcelona

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On October 27, 2021, Nalini Nadkarni received the NAT Prize from the Museum of Natural Sciences in Barcelona. This award is given each year to a scientist who has done excellent scientific work and who has also disseminated research to the public in innovative ways. Nadkarni received the award at a ceremony led by the Mayor of Barcelona and interacted with other Catalonian scientists, public audiences, and high school groups during her visit.

elPeriódico Article (in Catalan)

Núvol Article (in English)

Núvol Article (in Catalan)

Nat Award 2021 Announcement

NAT Prize 2021 Award Winners

Nalini Nadkarni received the NAT Prize from the Museum of Natural Sciences in Barcelona

Nalini Nadkarni featured in BioScience, BioScience Talks

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Dr. Nalini Nadkarni has been featured for the “In Their Own Words” column of a recent issue of BioScience.

These pieces chronicle the stories of scientists who have made great contributions to their fields, particularly within the biological sciences.

In this interview, Nalini talks about her circuitous journey – from when she was nine years old in Bethesda, Maryland, creating a lifelong relationship with climbing trees, to now being at the University of Utah as the Director of many programs providing crucial educational opportunities for the incarcerated as an emeritus scholar of ecology.

You can read this interview here — In Their Own Words: Nalini Nadkarni

You can listen to the podcast version of this interview here– BioScience Talks episode 106