Melanie Bauer joins the CTL in its mission to improve college-level STEM education. She serves as Program Manager for the HHMI Campus Grant at Yale, which aims to improve Yale undergraduate experiences in science and math, early research opportunities, and pathways for future careers in STEM. Melanie also supports the evaluation and dissemination of outcomes for the Summer Institutes on Scientific Teaching, which train STEM educators across the United States in evidence-based teaching practices. Melanie received her M.A. at Washington University in St. Louis and B.A. at New College of Florida, completing both in the field of psychology, with interdisciplinary training in statistics, neuroscience, and biomedical engineering. Her interest in STEM education, both inside and outside the classroom, began as a child going to science summer camp and evolved as she served as a camp counselor and eventually assistant director. Her recent positions include serving as an Evaluation Consultant for a Yale/SCSU materials science department outreach program, Education Coordinator and Party Leader for the Peabody Museum, and Judge Coordinator for the New Haven Science Fair.