Humble awe brings us back to the original reason we chose to be academics in the first place—an amazing God and an amazing world of knowledge.
When I was approached to lead conversations with graduate students about science and faith topics as part of the ESN STEAM grant project, I accepted with a good deal of hesitation.
I used to teach a college course called “Epistemology” but the name scared off too many potential students, so we changed it to “Theories of Knowledge.”
[A] thoughtful and well-reasoned essay on the value of conflict between science and religion seemed like a perfect opportunity to start my new summer project.
I would like to see my science communication focus more on conversation and discussion, rather than just monologuing.