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Laughing Matters: What Can Scientists Learn from Comedy?

Most of what comedians are doing is relatively the same as what scientists are doing. For ages, comedians have been, ‘Have you ever noticed this and that?’ And that’s what science is doing as well.
—Shane Mauss

Shane Mauss

Shane Mauss

On Friday November 4 from 3:00–4:30 p.m., you are invited to the Science and Engineering Building, room 307 for a conversation about science communication (and a bit of standup) with comedian and science communicator Shane Mauss.

Shane Mauss hosts the Here We Are science podcast and the Standup Science comedy tour. He also has a Netflix special entitled Mating Season and has appeared on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, & Comedy Central. For more details, see the website.

You are encouraged to RSVP for this event to express interest and the event will also be streamed via Zoom at