Ways we Serve

Our faculty and students share their time and expertise in a variety of ways. 

Current and Recent Education Outreach 

Adopt-a-physicist – Megan Mansfield 

Aquarius Project – Jennika Greer

Artifice (@rtifice) Center – Adrien Sy 

Chicago community climate partnership – Osamu Miyawaki 

Chicago Public School Science Fair – Haynes Stephens

Coding and Data Exploration with Smart LampsLiz Moyer, Seth Severns 

Discovery SquadKellie Swadba 

Energy Demo Lending LibraryLiz Moyer, Seth Severns 

Expanding Your Horizons – Gwen Gallagher 

• Girl Scout Palentology Camp – Rhi LaVine

HerStory MSI – Megan Barnett, Adrien Sy, Sasha Warren

High School Summer ScholarsLiz Moyer, Seth Severns 

Leaders of ColorMaría Hernández Limón

Leadership Alliance – Tiffany Shaw, Zhihong Tan

• Public Talks – Dorian Abbot, David Archer, Susan Kidwell, David Jablonski 

• School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Science Olympiad – Tad Komacek, Osamu Miyawaki, Sasha Warren

Skype a ScientistRachel Laker, Matthew Witte

Space Explorers Program – Osamu Miyawaki

Soap box science – Megan Barnett, Gwen Gallagher 

• Stand up for Science – Grant Macdonald 

• Talks and activities at local schools – Dorian Abbot, María Hernández Limón, Doug MacAyeal, Tad Komacek

Upward Bound – Anne Davis, Gwen Gallagher 

Urban Research – Liz Moyer, Seth Severns

• Women In Paleontology Directory – Rhi LaVine

Current and Recent Community Outreach 

South Side Science Festival 2022,2023 - Multiple members from the following labs: Coleman, Waldbauer, Blättler, Park, Jablonski, Slater, Dauphas, Abbot, Shaw, Moyer, Ciesla

Night classes at St. Leonard's Ministries for formerly incarcerated people – Dorian Abbot

St. James Meals MinistriesDorian Abbot

PAWS Chicago volunteer – Megan Barnett, Rhi LaVine, Megan Mansfield, Sasha Warren