Congratulations to Amanda Parker!

Congratulations to Amanda Parker, one of our recent undergraduate research assistants, on being selected as a NASA Space Grant Fellowship recipient! Amanda is currently a graduate assistant at the Center for Public Affairs Research at the University of Nebraska Omaha. As part of the NASA Space Grant Fellowship, she will be assisting with research on how to recruit and retain women in STEM in Nebraska. She will contribute to a review of the literature on the barriers to women in STEM career fields, conduct a large portion of 50 planned interviews with women in STEM in Nebraska, and help analyze and report the results of this work. Upon completing her final report, she will present the findings to the Nebraska Academy of Sciences.