Letter from Academy President, Vanessa Quinn, PhD

Fellow Academy Members,

I  am writing to express a deep sense of gratitude for you as member of the Indiana Academy of Science.  These are challenging and unprecedented times. COVID-19 has significantly transformed our daily lives. Many of us are experiencing stress and anxiety while we navigate changes in how we work and live. Many of us know colleagues, family members, neighbors, and friends who are working in health care, research, development, and other essential services critical during this time. I hope we can remember to appreciate everyone in these front line positions. 

As the caretakers of the Indiana Academy of Science, please try to connect with each other.  An email or text to a colleague, section member, neighbor, or friend can brighten someone’s day. We are all in this together and I believe in our collective capability and deep sense of purpose, even in the midst of this uncertainty. 



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