I feel when scientists are connected to the greater community, scientific knowledge truly has power. For this reason, I will continue to engage in several campus and community outreach activities. A few of the activities in which I have already participated are listed below. _______________________________________________

Through Graduate Women in Science (GWIS)

  • Hosting 'Write-It, Do-It' & 'Experimental Design' for MI Science Olympiad (2011-13)
  • Graduate Women in Science, Community Outreach Committee Chair (2011)
    Coverage of our summer work in the Allen Neighborhood Newsletter
  • Conducting Several Resume/CV, Applying to Graduate School, Writing Personal Statements, and Interviewing Workshops for Undergraduates (2010-2013)
  • Poster and Presentation Judge for the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) (2011-2014) and the Mid-Michigan Symposium for Undergraduate Research Experiences (Mid-SURE) (2013)
  • Preparing an interactive website and volunteering at Lansing Girl’s Math and Science Day (2011), plus hosting the event at MSU (2012-2013; 2015)
  • Girls' Math and Science Day

Through the MSU Museum

  • Society for the Study of Evolution Outreach Grant, "Evolutionary Anthropology Activity: Examining Hominid Remains", to develop a human skull evolution lab with high school biology teachers (2014)
  • Presenting at Darwin Discovery Day at the MSU Museum (2011-2014)
    (2011 'What Does a Scientist Look Like?' Activity Pictured on the Right)
  • Silent Spring Exhibit Contributor: Role of Women in Science
    (Exhibit Panels and Interactive Display Pictured on the Right) (opened June 2012)
  • Mutation Station (Genetics of Evolution) Exhibit Designer (opened October 2013)

Through the Owen Graduate Association (OGA) and Owen Graduate Hall

  • 'Green Games': Encouraging Sustainability on Campus
    (Won $1,000 (2011) and $750 (2012) from MSU Green Games for Most Impact)
  • Hosting "Professional Social Networking", Trivia and Movie events with Eco MSU for campus environmentalism (2011)

Through Zoology, EEBB, and/or BEACON

  • Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference Panelist, Graduate School (2014)
  • Brookwood High School (Snellville, GA) Presentation on Studying Sexual Selection,
    “What Can You Do With A Degree in Biology?” Series (2012-2014)
  • Presentations at Glencairn, Plainwell and Marble Elementary Schools (2011-2013) and Spartan International High School Engineering Program (2012)



Darwin Day
MSU Museum Darwin Day



Symphony of Sound
Symphony of Sound, the Physics of Music at Girls Math and Science Day



Silent Spring Exhibit
MSU Museum Silent Spring Exhibit



Summer Science
Summer Science at Hunter Park

Interested in outreach? Unsure of where to start? Email me!