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Every year, we host dozens of live shows all over the country, featuring all kinds of storytellers - researchers, doctors, and engineers of course, but also patients, poets, comedians, and more. Some of our stories are heartbreaking, others are hilarious. They're all true and all very personal.
To escape his identity, Richard Cardillo joins a Catholic mission in Peru, where he becomes a community health organizer, and marine biologist Liz Neeley feels invisible to her coral conservation colleagues.
Science journalist Eli Chen tries to combat her complicated romantic feelings with neuroscience, and Shannon Palus gets more than she expected when she takes an internship at a nuclear energy lab.
Biologist Maryam Zaringhalam is visiting her family's home country of Iran when the travel ban goes into effect, and Chernobyl survivor Janina Scarlet flees the Soviet Union with her family