As 2014 prepares to make its exit from the stage and 2015 waits in the wings, I’d like to wish every one of you a warm holiday season, and a happy and prosperous new year.
I just returned from Brazil where President-Elect Angela Cochran and I presented talks on behalf of CSE at the Workshop de Editoração Cientíca in Campos do Jordão.
It’s already been a couple of weeks since the Board of Directors met in Washington, DC but I’m still feeling inspired by the stimulating conversations we had and our collective excitement about the future of the organization.
September has been a busy month for CSE this year. Here’s what your colleagues are up to.
A couple of weeks ago I was doing some research for an upcoming talk and started looking at past issues of Science Editor and CBE Views on the CSE website.
Henry James once said that the two most beautiful words in the English language are “summer afternoon.” Despite the fact that the temperature almost hit triple digits this week where I live, the spirit of this sentiment still has some resonance. Summer should be a time to kick back and relax a little.
Well, it’s summertime and the living is easy, to paraphrase George Gershwin.
On behalf of the Board and the CSE Nominating Committee, we are pleased to announce the newly elected members to the Board. We extend our thanks to all who ran and to our membership for participating in the vote.
I hope you have thawed out. Spring is almost here. I hear San Antonio is nice in the spring! Read further for some interesting activities the program committee has planned for our May meeting.
With the wild winter that has plagued us for seemingly way too long, I can honestly say that spring cannot get here soon enough. But for more of a reason than just better weather, the CSE Annual Meeting is entering the final stages of program development and the schedule will be made public soon.
It’s tough being relevant. Associations and societies need to stay relevant, we need to be where people are, as opposed to assuming they will find us, and we need to be useful and provide tailored information. If you aren’t in someone’s online workflow, forget it!