The Power of Healthy Relationships

Meet Missouri Scientist, Nanxi Xu. Nanxi Xu is a 4th year Ph.D. student in Developmental Psychology at the University of Missouri (MU) focusing on social and emotional development in children. Nanxi’s research looks to answer how early childhood experiences impact people and their relationships throughout their life.  “I really enjoy working with family and kids,” … Continue reading The Power of Healthy Relationships

COVID-19 Vaccine Equity: From Development to Distribution

On Friday, January 29, the Missouri Local Science Engagement Network (LSEN) partnered with Black Girls Do STEM to host a roundtable discussion on the COVID-19 vaccination and equitable distribution. The session was moderated by Dan English of Missouri LSEN and Cynthia Chapple of Black Girls Do STEM. The diverse panelists covered topics including how the … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Equity: From Development to Distribution

Looking Forward to the New Year: Our 2021 Goals

Despite the circumstances, we had a pretty fantastic year in 2020. We grew from one full-time staff member to seven full-time staff members and two part-time assistants. With this growth, we also increased our ability to connect science and policy across the state of Missouri and nationwide. Some highlights from 2020 include:  the launch of … Continue reading Looking Forward to the New Year: Our 2021 Goals