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Students as Mentors

I am such a believer in the power of mentorship. Personally, I am lucky to have an incredibly strong network of mentors – women and men who provide me with scientific conversations and collaborations as well as friendship, support, direction, and kindness. I frequently remind my students that I am …

Five Undergrad Rockstars

Today I am very excited – five of my awesome undergraduate students will be presenting their theses work. I couldn’t be prouder of what they have accomplished. Delaney Tight built a biogeochemical reaction model of nitrogen cycling in  aquifers of tidal freshwater zones. Here, water is completely fresh but diurnal …

Cats who travel for science

First two weeks on the science with friends tour = fun, productive, & exhausting! In the words of Dr. Derek Sawyer – it has felt like an AGU week. Week 1: Ohio State Spent the week hosted by Audrey Sawyer – hydrologist extraordinaire and collaborator on all things involving changing …

Mentoring Matters!

The first paper from our PROGRESS (PROmoting Geoscience, Research, Education, and SuccesS) Program is out in PLOS ONE! Dr. Paul Hernandez (WVU) and Dr. Brittany Bloodhart (CSU) led our team to interpret the findings after just one year of our matched pair study examining the effects of same gender mentoring …

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