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Chevy Humphrey
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Chevy Humphrey is board chair of the executive committee for the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC), an international organization representing science centers and museums in over 40 different countries worldwide. She is also president and CEO of Arizona Science Center in Phoenix, AZ, whose mission is to inspire, educate, and entertain people of all ages about science. Chevy is passionate about encouraging people to recognize the opportunities of science learning that exist in everyday surroundings.

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The Mentor Becomes the Mentee

(1) Comments | Posted February 10, 2016 | 12:00 AM

The most gratifying aspect of the work I am blessed to do centers on our mission to educate and inspire the next generation of young people in science and technology... frankly, it's why I've been here at Arizona Science Center as its CEO for the last 11 years -- it's...

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'Killer' Bees May Do More Saving Than Killing!

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 7:11 PM

Yes, it's true. Bees can sometimes be scary, especially the more defensive species like the Africanized honey bee, or "killer" bee, that many of us in Arizona have heard about. And after coming across a hive of over a thousand of them in my attic, I personally understand that fear....

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Be Trendy and Hip and Use That Smartphone for Science

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 11:48 AM

In my last blog, I wrote about some science that I found to be fascinating, but also a little on the weird side. Remember the curious case of green poop? Beginning to notice the science that exists in our daily lives is a great skill to have, and...

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Will You Have Green Poop on St. Patrick's Day?

(1) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 9:59 PM

"Will I poop green today?" That's probably not the most common question on your mind, but maybe for St. Patrick's Day, the potential hue of your fecal matter has your brain working overtime. I love to celebrate the holiday, especially sipping a pint of green beer. And what about those...

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Could New Medicines Be Hiding in Your Backyard?

(0) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 3:48 PM

Have you ever taken a walk through the forest on a journey to make a breakthrough medical discovery? Have you ever even considered the possibility that you, as an amateur scientist, could make such an impact? What if you had the ability to discover new sources of medicines, such as...

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Who Knew Cyanide and Vomit Could Be Such Great Gifts?

(1) Comments | Posted February 13, 2014 | 8:30 PM

When we think of giving gifts on Valentine's Day, we immediately turn to the usual suspects: chocolates, flowers, jewelry, stuffed animals. These things are meant to symbolize our feelings of affection for one another. I've turned to the animal kingdom this year to get a glimpse at some more unusual...

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