PDF: Sammy Science Discovers Chimpanzees Sammy Science Discovers Chimpanzees is a multimedia composition for children ages 3 – 7 years old. The purpose of this picture book is to 1) engage readers with a factual introduction to chimpanzee behavior and ecology, 2) provide … Continue reading Women in Science… in a children’s book!
At an age of no more than four, I received a gift of plastic animals that would become the defining playthings of my childhood. They came in clear, flimsy boxes, outfitted with colorful nylon handles, and were sold according to … Continue reading Taxonomy, for kids
Readers, be forewarned: this blog considers a topic of somewhat graphic depiction. It is a part of our daily lives, although many prefer to ignore this fact in favor of a more modest self-portrayal. After spending a few moments on … Continue reading Bathroom Humor
What makes humans unique? Recent findings from a population of wild bearded capuchin monkeys in Brazil tell us that it certainly isn’t tool use. At Serra da Capivara National Park, capuchins regularly select quartzite cobbles to deliberately break against firmly … Continue reading Monkeys redefine “human” technology
Is it alright to email a professor out of the blue? Of course! Making connections with people you’d like to work with is a natural part of the professional development process. Take time to learn about the professor you are contacting. … Continue reading How to contact a potential advisor!
What is a research statement? A research statement is a short summary of a person’s academic or research interests as well as their current work, and the perfect introduction when reaching out to potential advisors and/or graduate programs. At the undergraduate level, much … Continue reading How to write a Research Statement!
What is a CV? A curriculum vitae (CV) is an academic resume that includes a written summary of a person’s education, professional experiences and other qualifications. The CV is a crucial component to graduate school applications. A CV should always include the … Continue reading How to write a CV!