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NGS Navigators: We're Phenomenal!

May 27, 2021

In this week’s podcast, we sat down with Madison Levine and Rachel Lauzier, two seniors in the Neag School of Education at the University of Connecticut. They discuss their student teaching experience this past spring and how they navigated being a pre-service teacher in a pandemic. The two of them touch upon hybrid...


May 13, 2021

Board members of the Margaret O'Sullivan STEM Foundation--Jen Gutierrez, Wanda Bryant, and Todd Campbell--discuss the current state of science education in America, along with Tamashi Hettiarachchi, who is introduced as the next host of the NGSNavigators Podcast.

Intro music used:

Music from Uppbeat (free...


Mar 11, 2021

We are at the one year mark when our founder and leader Margaret O’Sullivan passed away. In her honor, the Margaret O’Sullivan STEM Foundation was started as a nonprofit to carry on the work she started and to continue providing new content and resources to the community of science educators.

As a way to introduce...


Mar 5, 2020

Disease ecologist Kaylee Arnold shares with us her research on kissing bugs, particularly how their gut bacteria and environments impact the transmission of Chagas disease. We also hear why learning through application and research has been so important to her, and how the #BlackandSTEM hashtag has helped her find a...


Feb 20, 2020

Meet executive director of Stem 4 Real, Dr. Leena Bakshi. She shares with us the growth of Stem 4 Real and the important services they provide,
“we realized also that in order for us to really be part of a movement, we wanted to take on professional learning, teacher training school systems, and really look at it in...