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Eric Sloss

For immediate release:
January 4, 2005

Explanatoids® Unveils Mural January 5

EVENT: Explanatoids® "Dishing Out Science" unveils a mural created with the Parental Stress Center.

WHEN: 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 5

WHERE: Whole Foods store at 5880 Centre Avenue

BACKGROUND: Explanatoids®, a collaboration between the Carnegie Mellon University School of Design, the University of Pittsburgh Learning and Research Development Center, Family Communications, Inc., and the Girls, Math & Science Partnership (GMSP), installed a mosaic mural created during their "Dishing Out Science" project at the Whole Foods store on Monday, Dec. 20.

The National Science Foundation and The Heinz Endowments fund "Dishing Out Science." Children from the Parental Stress Center worked with a community artist to create the mural. Advanced Signs, Inc., has donated their services for the installation. For more information on Explanatoids® visit

CONTACT: Eric Sloss, 412-268-5765, or by email at for more information.


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