IN THE NEWS & RECENT ACTIVITIES (incomplete)
Invited presentation: "Mindfulness and inquiry learning in nearby nature." Sustainability Salon. Pittsburgh, PA. Jun 2014.
Featured as the Inspiration this Month in the national Natural Awakenings magazine: "Wilderness in Sidewalk Cracks: Small Nature Reaches Out to City Kids." By Greg Hanscom. Online and in print. 3 million+ readers. Apr 2014.
Invited participant, Strategic Planning Task Force. National Academy of Sciences' Science & Engineering Ambassadors Program. Feb 2014.
Profiled as "Opening Eyes to Nature" in feature section "Alumni Who Are...Saving the Planet" in Tower Magazine (University of Dallas' quarterly publication). Online & print. Winter 2014.
Invited reviewer for the Institute for Museum and Library Services. FY 2014.
1 of 27 invited participants in the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education Convening. Washington, DC. Nov 2013.
Interviewed for and work described in feature article in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: "Phipps Conservatory's Center for Sustainable Landscapes explores humanity's role in environment." By Anya Litvak. Online & print. Aug 2013.
Invited review panelist for the National Science Foundation. 2013.
Full-page feature in Radish Magazine. "A living future is key: Our connection with nature is key, says educator." By Lindsay Hocker. Online & print. Jan 2013.
Article in Quad-Cities Online News. "Steinwald: Attainable goals key to nurturing future environmentalists." By Anthony Watt. Online. Jan 2013.
Highlighted in CoEnv Currents: A News Nexus at the College of the Environment at the University of Washington. "Finding wilderness in sidewalk cracks: Interview with Molly Steinwald – Grist." Online. Sept 2013.
Featured profile in Grist national environmental news, in the Look Who's Changing the World section: "Urban naturalist: Molly Steinwald challenges city kids to find the wilderness in a sidewalk crack." By Greg Hanscom. Online. Aug 2012.
Interview with Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about awarding the first annual Patti Burns Prize for Excellence in Environmental Communication established at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens: "McCandless student’s photo essay on light pollution wins prize." By Alex Audia. Online & print. Aug 2012.
Interview with Imagine Pittsburgh Now at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF): "Conservatory’s unveils one of world’s first Living Buildings." Online. May 2012.
Interview with Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about the opening of the new Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, the new location of our science education and developing research programs: "Phipps previews 'greenest building". By Bob Karlovitz. Online & print. May 2012.
Nominated and selected as 1 of 30 international ecologists to be featured in the Ecological Society of America’s 2011 Focus on Ecologists Series. Other recipients included Guggenheim Fellows, TED and National Geographic speakers. Aug 2011.
Full-page featured profile in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: "Personality Test: Molly Steinwald." Pittsburgh, PA. Online & print. Sep 2010.
Included in "Names make news" the Oxford Press city paper for my invitation to join the Affiliate Council of the International League of Conservation Photographers. Affiliates include professionals at National Geographic, Conservation International, Smithsonian Magazine, and more.