Claire was recently featured on St Louis Public Radio, highlighting the Brain Discovery program she co-founded here at Wash U! The program features hands-on neuroscience demonstrations for elementary schoolchildren as a “gateway” to exciting the next generation about STEM fields. Claire’s ongoing efforts in this endeavor are an exemplary case of a graduate student taking the wheel at an academic role that many scientists hardly consider until further along in their careers: being a good educator is part of being a good scientist.
You can read the full article here. Congrats and great work, Claire! http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/teaching-kids-science-not-just-series-facts-help-human-brain#stream/0