Every Child Is Born A Scientist!

A blogger from NPR recently noted that, “Every child is born a scientist, testing hypotheses and pushing things to the limit to see what happens.” (Marcelo Gleiser-10/30/2013).  So why don’t most people know more scientists in real life? … After

The “Less Obvious” Benefits of Attending Scientific Meetings

I am Junior Faculty Member in an institution where there isn’t a large group of other scientists working in my field so I typically go to 2 to 3 research-specific conferences per year. Students often think that the only reason

Summer Research Experience

Summer Research Experience: One of the best opportunities for research available to students is participating in an undergraduate research program.   These experiences are a gift that truly keeps on giving!   Some of the benefits include: 1.  Obviously getting to actually