Mentoring & Outreach

Mentor of Undergraduate Research:

Alyssa Ginther, project: Decline in body condition of native freshwater mussels in response to invasive zebra mussel invasion (ongoing)

Connor Klosterman (2016)

Patrick Dowd, project: spatio-temporal dynamics of bacterial communities in lakes during an experimental nutrient addition. (2015)

Hailey Shanovich, project: Significance and causation of disturbance rings in freshwater mussels. (poster, UW undergraduate research symposium) (2015)

Outreach:

President of Limnology and Fisheries Society—Graduate student organization for outreach and community involvement

Organized and instructed a weekend course with laboratory exercises for middle-school students

Volunteer lecturer of high school limnology class (East high school, Madison, WI)

Volunteer collaborator with AP environmental science training, teaching high school science teachers about effective tools for teaching about aquatic ecology.

Instructor/organizer for Aldo Leopold Nature Center’s summer limnology class

Volunteer Instructor of Winter Limnology—Managed a weekend course with laboratory exercises for middle-school students

Volunteer instructor and organizer for Lussier Community Center “Lake day”

Volunteer limnology instructor for Madison’s Clean Lakes Alliance’s “Frozen Assets” winter program

Undergraduate Tutor:

Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, Spanish Language, Philosophy and ESL at Lawrence University

 

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