RA Maggie Zhang Wins the Bernard Katz Award!

Congratulations to our very own Maggie Zhang for being the 2020 recipient of APUG’s Bernard Katz award! Maggie is a senior currently working on her thesis and is a valued member of the ISLAND Lab as the Data Science team lead. The Bernard Katz Award is given to those who have shown exceptional helpfulness, congeniality, and dedication to their program…

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At Home Resources for Kids

It’s tough keeping kids entertained and busy when stuck at home all day, but luckily, the internet is full of informative, entertaining resources for children. Many museums are providing access to virtual visits and activities! Zoos and aquariums have set up cameras for kids to visit the animals online. Kids can take online classes to learn while they can’t in…

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How to Talk to Children about Coronavirus

This time is filled with uncertainty and fear, and it can feel especially daunting for parents with young children who may not understand what is happening in the world right now. See links below. PBS’s guide to Covid19 for Parents:  Good examples set by your children’s favorite TV shows! NYTimes Guide for Parents: Remember to take care of yourself too!…

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High School Junior and ISLAND RA Caitlin Rogoff wins Walter Kass Memorial Award

Caitlin Rogoff is a currently a junior in high school at Mamaroneck High School in Westchester and worked over the summer with ISLAND lab. Over the weekend, Caitlin attended the Westchester Science and Engineering Fair and presented a poster on a project she worked on over the summer. At the fair, she was awarded the Walter Kass Memorial Award for Excellence in Behavioral…

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