Aberdeen high school summer enrichment program

Aberdeen high school summer enrichment program

This week I had the awesome opportunity to work with the teachers, staff, and principal at Aberdeen high school here in Mississippi as part of their Summer Enrichment Program. To make up for missing out on in-person opportunities Aberdeen high school students...
Student Poster Presentations

Student Poster Presentations

This semester, I collaborated with our comparative vertebrate anatomy faculty Dr. Simmons-Diez, to organize an end of the semester poster session. Students in both her class and my biomechanics course, found published articles related to topics we covered in class,...
Upcoming open source biology 101 course

Upcoming open source biology 101 course

I am excited to learn that my proposal to update our general biology 101 course here at the W to use all open source material was approved by the University of Mississippi Open Education Resource Z-Degree project, which is supported by the William and Flora Hewlett...
October updates

October updates

October has been a busy month! As part of working with the honors college, I have been meeting with a handful of undergrads that need public service hours. We have been working on developing multiple educational booth activities to do at the Boys and Girls club here...
Teaching award for skulls

Teaching award for skulls

After a busy first month of fall semester, we got some very exciting news! I was awarded some funds though a MUW APILĀ Teaching Innovation Grant. APIL stands for active, problem-based, inquiry-based learning. I’ll be purchasing a set of replica primate and...
Spring Awards

Spring Awards

In addition to wrapping up may first year as a new faculty, I also celebrated a couple of awards! Both of these awards I was nominated for, either by my department chairĀ or by students. I received a MUW Alumni Association New Faculty Award, which recognizes the hard...