April Public Engagement

April Public Engagement

As the semester come to a close, April has a been a busy month for public outreach events. I participated in Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s first Family Fun Day event here an MUW’s campus. With the help of Dr. Whitwam, we had a booth set up with STEM...
Boys and Girls Club visit

Boys and Girls Club visit

This week, as part of NASA’s Inspires Futures for Tomorrow’s Youth (NIFTY) spring eclipse program funding, we visited the Columbus Boys and Girls Club to do STEM related activities with the students there. On Thursday, with the help of Dr. Crossley, we explored...
February 2024 Public Engagement

February 2024 Public Engagement

February 2024 has had a lot of exciting events. My lab participated in outreach events at Aberdeen high school, New Hope middle school, and Mississippi State University’s Science Night at the Museums event. I visited Aberdeen high school, working with three of...
NASA NIFTY space science course

NASA NIFTY space science course

Last week, we completed our 5-day, summer course for middle school kids at Plymouth Bluff! With our funding from the NASA Inspires Futures for Tomorrow’s Youth (NIFTY), program, we were able to make this space science course free for participants! We had a total of 25...
New crested geckos

New crested geckos

This week I received two new members of the lab. Two crested geckos! Graciously donated by Dr. Jeff Jenovets from Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science. They have a bight new enclosure...