About Labster

Sherri Braxton Castanzo, PhD

Senior Director for Digital Innovation

Dr. Sherri N. Braxton Castanzo currently serves as the inaugural Senior Director for Digital Innovation at Bowdoin College. She not only partners with stakeholders throughout the college while leading efforts to identify, prioritize, and pursue other opportunities for digital innovation, but she also lead efforts to partner and collaborate with peers and other institutions on these digital learning initiatives. In her role, she is active in both NERCOMP and the Liberal Arts Collaborative (LACOL).  Dr. Braxton is also one of the inaugural mentors of the Next Leaders Fellowship which focuses on building a supporting framework to identify, develop, and advocate for talented Black, Indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) information and technology professionals in higher education.

Deliver a Learning Advantage For All Students

Enhance Learning Outcomes

Virtual labs empower STEM programs to boost test scores and prepare students for long-term academic success.
Drive student success

Increase Student Retention

Use active learning to support student motivation, improve test scores, and reduce attrition.
Help students persist

Boost Student Engagement

Labster provides a stimulating, 3D learning experience that increases student interest and heightens focus.
Build student confidence

Maximize Budget

Virtual labs offer creative ways to maximize resources, expand courses, and enhance program sustainability.
Balance STEM costs

Support Career Readiness

Enhance students’ academic success, build their self confidence, and increase their interest in STEM careers.
Nurture a career focus

See How It Works

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