My Winter Solstice Reflection: On weaving together a world that's been torn asunder.
In the summer of 2014, I co-coordinated the Native American and Pacific Islander Research Experience (NAPIRE) Program. Funded by NSF and the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, NAPIRE was designed to encouraging undergraduate Native American and Pacific Islander students to pursue careers in science. The program brought together undergraduate students from Tribal Nations and... Continue Reading →
I've been away from my blog and most things internet during July, enjoying a family vacation in Germany. By 'family,' I mean family in the broadest sense of the word. This was a very special trip, celebrating the 80th birthday of my father. We were able to bring together so many people over our three-week... Continue Reading →
Saturday was Girl Scout STEM Day at Avila, a yearly event hosted by our Tri Beta biology student club. Several of our science faculty participate, and this year, I brought out the bees. Thanks to my growing collection and somewhat more secure knowledge of our local fauna, I was able to show our area Girl... Continue Reading →