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Department of Biological Sciences faculty are involved in a variety of outreach activities. Some of those are highlighted below:

PACE- Center for Girls in Broward County
Julie Torruellas Garcia working with the NSU Chapter of American Association of University Women to share STEM-learning activities with girls in this Broward County School. More information can be found here and by contacting Dr. Torruellas Garcia.

Science Alive! Hands on Science Educational Outreach
This is a program where NSU faculty, students, alumni and friends are able to develop hands on science lessons to share with grade school children (grades K-12). The first step in being able to volunteer with this group is to become a Broward County Public Schools volunteer by completing the application and contacting Dr. Aarti Raja and Dr. Emily Schmitt Lavin.

Description of the Science Alive! Program

Additional outreach opportunities are possible at the NSU Library as part of the STEM Outreach Program

Physiology is PhUN
Every year Dr. Deanne Roopnarine and her students bring Physiology lessons to local gradeschool students. This is part of the larger program sponsored by the American Physiological Society.

Read about the program.

Biology Faculty on Television
Dr. Julie Torruellas Garcia explains about bacteria on the Television Network

Shark Conservation and Tracking
Dr. Mahmood Shivji and Dr. Matthew Johnston
Shark Tracking projects and conservation efforts are highlighted through the Guy Harvey Research Institute and a real time shark tracking website

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