Volume 88 Issue 40 | p. 37
Issue Date: October 4, 2010

Green Outreach: The Beyond Benign Foundation

Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: green chemistry, education outreach, sustainability

“I used to have a rule that anyone in my academic research lab would have to go out once a month to an elementary school classroom and talk about their research,” Warner says. From 1999 to 2007, his group reached out to some 16,000 K–12 students in the Boston area. This effort in part earned him the 2004 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Mentoring.

He’s continuing that effort—and much more—with the Beyond . . .

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