By Kate Habrel
This is the third episode of the Art of Science Communications series where Echo reporter Kate Habrel examines the confluence of science and the arts.
She produced it for her final semester of study at the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism, the Michigan State University center is the publisher of Great Lakes Echo.
This episode features Cafe Scientifique, where experts come to talk to the public about their specialties. During the meetings, audience members are encouraged to interrupt the speaker with questions and comments. The Café’s organizers share how casual discussions can help the public learn about science.