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

Preparing Girls to be Future Scientists

Abby Sciuto working the behind the scenes of murder investigations in her fictional crime lab were Cynthia Chapple’s favorite parts of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) television series. Chapple had always been good at math and was inspired to pursue a degree in forensic biology due to “Abby’s” lab work, along with growing up … Continue reading Preparing Girls to be Future Scientists