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8th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!

  • Caveat 21 Clinton Street #A New York, NY United States (map)
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On May 1, we are hosting our first-ever fundraiser to celebrate eight years of stories about science. The evening will be hosted by your friends and favorites - our one and only artistic director Erin Barker, along with very special guest New York Times bestselling author Ed Yong

ABOUT OUR STORYTELLERS

   Dr. Jo Handelsman   is currently the Director of the  Wisconsin Institute for Discovery  at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a Vilas Research Professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor. Previously, she served President Obama for three years as the Associate Director for Science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). She received her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Molecular Biology and has served on the faculties of UW-Madison and Yale University. Dr. Handelsman has authored over 100 papers, 30 editorials and 5 books. She is responsible for groundbreaking studies in microbiology and gender in science.

Dr. Jo Handelsman is currently the Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a Vilas Research Professor and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor. Previously, she served President Obama for three years as the Associate Director for Science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP). She received her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Molecular Biology and has served on the faculties of UW-Madison and Yale University. Dr. Handelsman has authored over 100 papers, 30 editorials and 5 books. She is responsible for groundbreaking studies in microbiology and gender in science.

   Arielle Duhaime-Ross   is the environment and climate correspondent for  VICE News Tonight  — the Emmy award-winning nightly newscast from VICE Media and HBO. Prior to joining  VICE , she was a science reporter at  The Verge , where she was granted the 2015 Herb Lampert Science in Society Emerging Journalist award  for her coverage  of a radical 1950s scientist who suggested memory could be stored outside the brain. Duhaime-Ross has previously written for  Scientific American ,  Nature Medicine ,  The Atlantic , and  Quartz . Originally from Canada, she has a bachelor's in zoology and a master’s in science, health, and environmental reporting.

Arielle Duhaime-Ross is the environment and climate correspondent for VICE News Tonight — the Emmy award-winning nightly newscast from VICE Media and HBO. Prior to joining VICE, she was a science reporter at The Verge, where she was granted the 2015 Herb Lampert Science in Society Emerging Journalist award for her coverage of a radical 1950s scientist who suggested memory could be stored outside the brain. Duhaime-Ross has previously written for Scientific AmericanNature MedicineThe Atlantic, and Quartz. Originally from Canada, she has a bachelor's in zoology and a master’s in science, health, and environmental reporting.

   Josh Gondelman   is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City, where he currently lives and works as a writer for  Last Week  Tonight  with John Oliver . In 2016, he made his late night standup debut on  Conan  (TBS), and he recently made his network tv debut on  Late Night With Seth Meyers  (NBC). Josh’s newest comedy album    Physical Whisper    debuted in March of 2016 at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts (as well as #4 on the Billboard comedy chart)  and stayed there for…well…longer than he expected, honestly. Offstage, Josh has earned a Peabody Award, two Emmy awards, and a WGA Award for his work on  Last Week  Tonight  . He is also the co-author (along with Joe Berkowitz) of the book    You Blew It  ,  published October 2015 by Plume. His follow-up,  Nice Try , is set to come out Fall 2019 through Harper Perennial. His writing has also appeared in prestigious publications such as McSweeney’s Internet Tendency,  New York Magazine , and  The New Yorker .

Josh Gondelman is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City, where he currently lives and works as a writer for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. In 2016, he made his late night standup debut on Conan (TBS), and he recently made his network tv debut on Late Night With Seth Meyers (NBC). Josh’s newest comedy album Physical Whisper debuted in March of 2016 at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts (as well as #4 on the Billboard comedy chart)  and stayed there for…well…longer than he expected, honestly. Offstage, Josh has earned a Peabody Award, two Emmy awards, and a WGA Award for his work on Last Week Tonight. He is also the co-author (along with Joe Berkowitz) of the book You Blew Itpublished October 2015 by Plume. His follow-up, Nice Try, is set to come out Fall 2019 through Harper Perennial. His writing has also appeared in prestigious publications such as McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, New York Magazine, and The New Yorker.


 
 

We hope you can come join us in enjoying amazing stories, imaginative small plates, wine, beer, and spirited conversation. Your tickets include all food and drinks for the evening, and are tax deductible.

 
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If you cannot join us, but want to support our work, 

BECOME A PATRON!

MAKE A ONE-TIME GIFT!

If you prefer to write a check or have us process a credit card transaction directly, we are grateful and happy to assist you. Email gifts@storycollider.org.


With special thanks to our amazing sponsors

 With special thanks to our amazing sponsors!
 Thanks especially to Caveat, our NYC home and venue for this special event!

Thanks especially to Caveat, our NYC home and venue for this special event!

Earlier Event: April 30
Toronto, ON - Defining Moments
Later Event: May 12
Batavia, IL - Physics