WXXI Events

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Join a virtual conversation about how technology is both welcomed and feared in the workforce of the future. Co-hosted by PBS & The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join a live conversation with about how can young workers can lead in building a more equitable workplace of the future. Co-hosted by PBS & America's Promise YES Project, this is part of the discussion around the Future of Work. 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join a live conversation with about the role of employers in creating supportive and psychologically safe workplaces. Co-hosted by PBS & Mental Health America, this is part of the discussion around the Future of Work. 

Recent Events

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Join a live conversation about race and work with Plinio Ayala, President and CEO of Per Scholas, and Maurice Jones, President and CEO of OneTen as part of the discussion around the Future of Work. 

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join hour-long discussions with Ken Burns and special guests, featuring clips from the upcoming four-part series, MUHAMMAD ALI.

Thursday, September 9, 2021 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join hour-long discussions with Ken Burns and special guests, featuring clips from the upcoming four-part series, MUHAMMAD ALI.

Ongoing Events

Join WXXI as we continue to be citizen scientists and observe our community through a special ongoing WXXI Community Observation Challenge!

ICYMI: Watch On-Demand WXXI Education on June 8, 2021 at 7 PM ET for the American Graduate: Path to the Future virtual launch event. This multi-year initiative, from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and The WNET Group, strives to help students explore and prepare for high-demand careers, including the 30 million open middle skill jobs that require a one-year occupational certificate or two-year associate degree. Watch On-Demand. 

WXXI Education and our partners hosted a special virtual Community Summit on Sesame Street in Communities and their set of tools around Health Emergencies. This is the archive of the panel discussion and follow-up resources from the event. 

Citizen science typically refers to research collaborations between scientists and volunteers, particularly (but not exclusively) to expand opportunities for scientific data collection and to provide access to scientific information for community members.

Behind the scenes at a zoo can be wild and crazy!  Join Jen to find out what it takes to be a zookeeper – hint:  sometimes you have to clean up poop.


Have you ever wondered why chocolate tastes so delicious? Jen finds out how science and creativity help chocolatiers create works of art that you can eat.


Professional athletes are known for being in top shape, but who helps keep them that way?  Jen meets a professional baseball athletic trainer to find out how he’s a part of the game. 


Learn about the career of a wildlife technician. What do they do? Are they outdoors all the time? You'll find out!


Twirling, spinning, and jumping - Jen puts on her dance shoes to learn how much STEM is involved in being a dance teacher.


Wouldn't it be great to spend the day with puppies and kitties? Jen joins up with a veterinarian to learn about all the different parts of her job (and the animals she works with!).