Celebrating the Silver Lining of a Challenging Year

As we look back on this year, it is easy to see the challenges that have become synonymous with 2020. While these challenges are significant, I believe they are outnumbered by the joy, opportunity and hope that surrounded us.  After all, this was the year when we...
TIME’s 2020 Kid of the Year Is a STEM Scout!

TIME’s 2020 Kid of the Year Is a STEM Scout!

  TIME 2020 Kid of the Year – STEM Scout Gitanjali Rao. photo: Sharif Hamza for TIME Each year since 1927, TIME has selected a Person of the Year to feature in the pages of the magazine. In addition to that annual feature, this year, the magazine is highlighting its...
Conservation Fascination

Conservation Fascination

Story by Peter Livengood, Westmoreland-Fayette Council Bracing against the wind and bitter cold, I patiently perched atop a mountain early one September morning. The fog in the valley had begun to lift, and the sun was sparkling in the clear blue sky. I had just one...