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Hot Science Cool Talks

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Project ended on February 21, at 07:59 AM CST
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Only 4 days left to support Hot Science - Cool Talks

February 16, 2016

There are only four days left in our campaign to support Hot Science - Cool Talks. We are over 70% of the way towards our goal! The response has been amazing. We rely on these generous donations as we look to grow our innovative outreach series to a broader audience.

Thank you for you continued support!


Every donation helps!

February 11, 2016

As we get closer to the final week of our HornRaiser campaign we'd like to thank everyone who has supported Hot Science - Cool Talks over the years. We could not have made it to #100 without the enthusiasm and dedication of our volunteers, pre-lecture exhibitors, speakers and staff. It takes a big team to bring these innovative outreach events together and every donation helps!  

For a small $10 donation we are able to provide an eye catching t-shirt to our volunteer staff. This helps them stand out from the crowd and better assist our event attendees. A $5 donation helps us with printing the directional signs to ensure participants don't miss out on any of the engaging activities at a Hot Science - Cool Talks event. Every little bit helps us continue to provide this innovative outreach series to the community.


Thanks for the continued support!

February 03, 2016

Within the first week of launching our crowdsourcing campaign we have raised nearly half of our target goal. Thank you to everyone who has supported Hot Science -Cool Talks! Your generous support enables us to sustain Hot Science - Cool Talks and bring exciting science research to an even broader audience.

Thank you for your amazing support!


An amazing celebration for Hot Science - Cool Talks #100

January 25, 2016

What an amazing celebration we had on Friday evening for Hot Science - Cool Talks #100! Julia Clarke presented on "The Secret Lives of Dinosaurs" at AISD's beautiful Performing Arts Center. Her exciting talk along with the wonderful pre-lecture fair, featuring some thrilling hands on STEM activities, filled the 1,200 person theater.

We are now a third of the way towards reaching our fundraising goal! Please help us to continue providing this innovative outreach series. Support Hot Science - Cool Talks!

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Be automatically signed up for Hot Science - Cool Talks event update emails. Hear first all the exciting events put on each semester.



Receive a personal thank you on ESI's Twitter and Facebook page.



Be featured on the ESI website as a supporter of Hot Science - Cool Talks.



Be featured on our website plus receive reserved VIP seating at all Hot Science - Cool Talks events this year.



Be featured on the ESI website, receive reserved VIP seating and be invited to lunch with ESI Director, Jay Banner


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Provide crucial support to Hot Science - Cool Talks! Be invited on a personal tour of Dr. Julia Clarke's paleontology laboratory.

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