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.
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    • Hosting and proctoring for 'Write-It, Do-It' & 'Experimental Design' events for Michigan Science Olympiad State Tournament (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)

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