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Emily Sisco is Leaving GLAS

Emily Sisco is Leaving GLAS

Emily Sisco, interim Dark Sky coordinator at GLAS Education, former Yerkes Observatory intern, long-time GLAS volunteer, 3D printing expert, and talented cook is leaving for the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she will be a Ph.D. candidate in German.Asked...

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Chelsea Cook Helps GLAS with Accessibility Projects

Chelsea Cook Helps GLAS with Accessibility Projects

Chelsea Cook holds the title of solution engineer in the state of Colorado’s Office of Information Technology. Now living in Denver, she's worked on the state's accessible website for the blind and visually impaired. Soon, she will be a liaison to the state's various...

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NaviLens Video

NaviLens Video

Zach Meredith, a GLAS Education staff member, presented a 90-second video explaining GLAS Education's efforts to make its office space user-friendly for the blind and visually impaired during a July 26 presentation. Zach did most of the filming and handled the editing...

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Midwest Space Grant Conference July 25-26th

Midwest Space Grant Conference July 25-26th

GLAS Education director and CEO Kate Meredith and GLAS marketing director Katie Corbett led two workshops on making science accessible to everyone during the Midwest Regional Space Grant Consortium Conference at the Wingspread Retreat and Executive Conference Center...

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Zach SDSS Plug Plate Presentation

Zach SDSS Plug Plate Presentation

Three years ago, Zach Meredith, then an intern at GLAS Education, was part of the team that started the plug plate project funded by a grant from the Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium. The plug plate project is pretty straightforward. Find a way to use sonification to...

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Ashley Sonification Intern Presentation

Ashley Sonification Intern Presentation

Ashley Wimer of GLAS Education is deep diving into the grant process for research into sonification. “The search is on now to find which funding programs are available,” she said. “Sonification is the process of taking visual data and turning it into sound,” Ashley...

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Daniel Dark Skies Office Intern Presentation

Daniel Dark Skies Office Intern Presentation

Daniel Feng is working on projects to help a local community and a spiritual retreat in northern Wisconsin to evaluate their needs for responsible lighting. Daniel is an intern working on GLAS Education's Dark Skies Office project. Its goals are to reduce light...

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Alex LENSS Intern Presentation

Alex LENSS Intern Presentation

Light sensors are at the heart of GLAS Education’s efforts at dark sky education.Alex Scerba, a GLAS Education intern, is designing improvements to the sensors, increasing their durability and their weatherproofing, while reducing their size and perhaps even their...

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Jaidyn and Charlie SEAS Intern Presentation

Jaidyn and Charlie SEAS Intern Presentation

Charlie Carvajal and Jaidyn Catherall, interns at GLAS Education, are working with the Stone Edge Observatory (SEO) as part of the Stone Edge All-Sky Survey, or SEAS Survey. The SEAS Survey is building a sky map, establishing an astronomical database, and performing...

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