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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 …

Block 1 EV128 ends in style

Block 1 ended yesterday and I was wowed by my students abilities to turn science into art, rewrite songs to convey important messages, create compelling infographics, and use humor to communicate science. For their final projects students were tasked with creating one static and one live action public service announcement …

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