Outreach

#WakandanSTEM: Teaching the evolution of skin color

Estimated reading time: 3 minsĀ  (608 words) February has been a good month. I got featured on my friend Alexis' blog for her: 'Sully Asks A Scientist' series. My birthday brought me some major wardrobe upgrades (thanksĀ to my partner's great taste): And, most importantly, I went to see Black Panther. TWICE. And it may have… Continue reading #WakandanSTEM: Teaching the evolution of skin color

Outreach

How doing outreach can teach you what you have to offer the world

Estimated reading time 6 minutes (1049 words) Like many other grad students, I've been discouraged from doing outreach. "You should be working on something you can publish" "It's noble but it's not going to help your career" "You can do that later in your career" I never understood this attitude. If we're not communicating our… Continue reading How doing outreach can teach you what you have to offer the world

Outreach, Science

Next level science camp: teaching kids about their genetics & genealogy

Estimated reading time: 3 mins (610 words) I've watched enough American TV to know that summer camp is a thing in the USA. I was introduced to it through the classic twin movies: It Takes Two and The Parent Trap. And the wondrous thing about American summer camps is that they don't just come in… Continue reading Next level science camp: teaching kids about their genetics & genealogy