Using Communication to Show that Science Isn’t Boring

Scientist, science writer, communicator, teacher and entrepreneur are just a few ways to describe doctoral candidate Rosie Dutt. Since she was a child, she has been curious about science and fascinated by the brain. “I would ask my parents why people behave the way they do? And why do we experience certain emotions?” she said. … Continue reading Using Communication to Show that Science Isn’t Boring

Paving the way for future scientists

A summer internship program aimed at getting underrepresented minority students interested in science careers helped shape her future. Kellyann Jones Jamtgaard, Ph.D., attended her first internship the summer before her freshman year of high school, the experiences gave her the mindset that she could pursue a science career.  Summer internship paves the science way The … Continue reading Paving the way for future scientists

‘Spelling as a Linguistic Skill’ Makes for an ‘Incredibly Fulfilling’ Journey

As a scientist, affecting children’s lives and the enthusiasm of teachers and clinicians is an exciting result of her research, said Julie Masterson, Ph.D. She emphasized that science is a broad-based concept, including identifying a problem that needs to be solved, collecting and analyzing data, and forming conclusions.  Sometimes people think of scientists as only … Continue reading ‘Spelling as a Linguistic Skill’ Makes for an ‘Incredibly Fulfilling’ Journey