Speaking at Texas State University

I had a great time visiting Texas State University in San Marcos last week, where I spoke as part of the Common Experience program. Despite the wet weather, there was a great turnout, with more than 250 students at the talk! I also got to visit with Dr. Julie¬†Westerlund’s graduate biology course, who had read […]

Virginia Festival of the Book

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be participating in the 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book, March 22-26 in Charlottesville, VA! The schedule will be announced soon. For details, see: http://vabook.org/ or http://vabook.org/participant/scott-solomon/

Visit to Rice Pre-school

I recently made an appearance (in full tropical biologist attire) at Rice’s Center for Early Childhood Education as part of a unit in which the kids were learning about the Amazon rainforest. The kids were very excited to meet the scientist who had just returned from the jungle and needed their help identifying the many […]