We are excited to launch the MOST Policy Fellows program this fall! Though the Missouri General Assembly only meets from January to May each year, the fellows will work year round. The schedule and duties of the fellows are subject to change, but we anticipate the following schedule as a general outline for our fellows. … Continue reading How will MOST Policy Fellows interact with Missouri Legislators?
Three years ago, three graduate students co-founded an evidence-based policy fellowship program for doctoral STEM graduates in the State of Missouri. Mike Hendricks, Rachel Owen and Hallie Thompson created the Missouri Science and Technology (MOST) Policy Initiative to increase information sharing between scientists and policymakers by bringing them together to serve the people and communities … Continue reading MOST Policy Initiative founders share their vision for the first class of MOST Policy Fellows
JEFFERSON CITY (March 21, 2020) - The Missouri Science and Technology (MOST) Policy Fellow Initiative appealed to them, said Anna Hui. Hui, the director of the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations participated in the Expo State Debrief: Bringing Scientific Evidence to Meet Local Policy Challenges at the American Association for the Advancement of … Continue reading Director Anna Hui’s perspective on the MOST Policy Fellows
Drs. Casey Canfield and Beth Prusaczyk, former science and technology fellows in Washington, DC, are sharing their experiences and guiding the MOST Policy Fellows program by serving on our advisory board. “Former fellows bring a wealth of information to the advisory board since they have experienced a science policy fellowship first hand,” said Rachel Owen, … Continue reading Former Science and Technology Fellows are using their experience to advise the MOST Policy Fellows program
Wow! We are really going to make this happen! When Hallie, Mike, and I began working on this project in fall 2016, I never imagined we would make it this far. Two years later after countless hours of meetings and brainstorming sessions, we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Realistically, … Continue reading The Journey Begins