Outreach

SEEK: Science Education & Engagement for Kids

Developing Future Biologists

SACNAS: Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science

    • https://www.sacnas.org/volunteer
    • Serve on a committee
    • Review undergraduate, graduate student abstracts, travel scholarship applications, or be a mentor judge at SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference

Introduction to STEM Careers at Macomb Correctional Facility

in Lenox Township, MI funded by the University of Michigan Postdoctoral Association

    • Curriculum and discussions led by postdocs at a men’s correctional facility to increase STEM access to underrepresented populations
    • Class discussions are twice a week, 1.5 hours per week
    • Pilot program topics include
      • Introduction to scientific method
      • History and ethics in science
      • Chemistry
      • Cell biology and genetics
      • Natural products
      • Neuroscience and physiology
      • Health, disease, and immunology
      • Astrophysics
      • Current events
      • Careers and further education
    • Interested in the next round and expanding the program? Contact lmydy@umich.edu to be added to group e-mail list prisonsciproj@umich.edu

Variety of on-going and one-time volunteer opportunities

Did we miss any opportunities? Please contact lmydy@umich.edu to be added!