Skype a scientist 2019

Skype a scientist 2019

It’s that time of year again for Skype a Scientist! This spring so far I’ve chatted with 2nd graders in Tennessee and 3rd graders in Virginia and am scheduled for 3 more classes this spring! These quick Skype sessions are such a great time! Last class I...
Individual student whiteboards

Individual student whiteboards

We were lucky enough to receive funding from the Mississippi University for Women Fund B Foundation Faculty Development Funds to support classroom materials. With these funds, we purchased a set of whiteboards for students to use in lecture and lab.    ...
Student Biomechanics Poster Session

Student Biomechanics Poster Session

In my 485 biomechanics course, I had students find published studies related to the course that interested them and we worked to turn them into posters. In place of a final, students designed and printed their posters outlining the goals, methods, and results of their...
Biomechanics Bibliography

Biomechanics Bibliography

For anyone looking to put together a biomechanics course or just interested in an introduction to comparative or evolutionary biomechanics, check out my peer-reviewed bibliography on Evolutionary Biomechanics now available on the Oxford Bibliography website (DOI:...
Student Poster Funding

Student Poster Funding

I’m excited to share that our MUW Faculty Senate Foundation Endowment Fund B proposal to cover the costs of student posters has been approved! At the conclusion of my BSB 485 Special Topics course on Biomechanics, students will build and present a poster sharing...
Mississippi University for Women

Mississippi University for Women

I’m looking forward to joining the Department of Sciences and Mathematics at MUW this fall! I’ll be starting out covering some introductory biology lab sections and my very own 400 level special topics course on biomechanics. I’ll also be on the...