When I was small, My family planted a row of Aloe vera under our large windows that faced the deep green of native plants in the vacant lot.Continue Reading
Discovering Dino DiveristyPosted on April 9, 2017
What do you think of when you hear “tyrannosaur”? I bet you thought of T-Rex. But did you know that there are over twenty-five species of tyrannosaur species, big and small, spanning millions of years? Before I visited the exhibition Tyrannosaurs: Meet The Family, I didn’t know that either. Continue Reading
Figures RevealedPosted on March 8, 2017
The film Hidden Figures follows the stories of three African-American women critical to the American space race. While the movie didn’t win any Oscars, despite three nominations, it did a phenomenal job at the box office. Movies like this can have a profound impact on helping people of color relate to scientists and find a point where science is personally relevant. Continue Reading
To save a rhinoceros…Posted on May 1, 2016
The quote may seem random, but on some calendars, May 1st is Save the Rhino Day.
How do you engage diverse audiences with science?Posted on February 29, 2016
To wrap up February on this very fine leap day, I present to you an interview with a colleague of mine, Anthony Morgan, who’s up to some interesting things in science communication. We chatted about why science matters and how we can invite more diversity in science by just being ourselves.