Darwin day roadshow legacy

Darwin day roadshow legacy

While I was at Michigan state, I helped organize and run the Darwin Day Roadshow, bringing scientists into K-12 classrooms across the US. Last year, one of the high schools we visited was in Austin, TX. As part of the program, I found local scientists to come speak to...
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...