ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MADISON MACDOUGALL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Salisbury University | Maryland, United States | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 5

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" I'm excited to be a Millennium Fellow to make a positive impact in my community, share my passion for science communication, and connect with fellow students dedicated to making a difference. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: SalisburyNeuro

SalisburyNeuro is a website and corresponding social media page that translates neuroscience literature for a general audience. Neuroscience such as memory hacks, the neurobiology of stress, productivity tips, consciousness, artificial intelligence, neurodegenerative disorders, and more are broken down into layman's terms and taught in creative ways.

About the Millennium Fellow

Madison MacDougall is a senior at Salisbury University double majoring in Biology and Psychology and minoring in Cognitive Science. In addition to serving as a Millennium Fellow, Madison works with zebrafish in a neuroscience laboratory, studying peripheral nerve degeneration associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). She is also a recipient of the Fulbright Canada MITACS Globalink Research Fellowship, which allowed her to work with researchers and physicians in Québec to investigate how SARS-CoV2, the virus that causes COVID-19, exacerbates multiple sclerosis (MS). Madison is passionate about science communication and serves as managing editor for her campus’ undergraduate research journal, as well as a campus Undergraduate Research Fellow where she helps connect fellow students with potential research mentors and projects. In her free time, Madison enjoys spending time with her family and watching true crime documentaries.