Posts by Hanny Rivera

Sept 19th – Social Media Workshop

Broader Impacts Group (BIG) is organizing a Social Media Workshop led by JP student Gabi Serrato Marks on Tuesday September 19th from 4:15-5:15 pm in the Student Lounge.  This interactive workshop will focus on using Twitter and Instagram to communicate science and make your research more accessible to a public audience. Gabi will give a short…

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We’ll be back next week!

Sometimes writing is exhausting. We’re taking a short break this week. We’ll be back next Monday, September 18. We want to take a moment to remember all of those affected during the September 11, 2001 tragedies. Our hearts also go out to Florida and the Caribbean islands impacted by Hurricane Irma this past weekend.  

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Unraveling Earth’s Natural Time Capsules – The GeoChronR Workshop

By Lizzie Wallace The Arizona Shuttle rolls up to Flagstaff, Arizona, quite a different scene from the miles and miles of barren desert I’ve been riding through on my travel from the Phoenix Skyharbor International Airport to Northern Arizona University (NAU). At 7000 ft, Flagstaff is a cool 70 degrees surrounded by trees, mountains and…

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A glider’s journey in the Gulf Stream

Written by Joleen Heiderich We are cruising towards the open ocean in a small towboat while the Miami skyline is shrinking in the distance behind us. For Captain Pete, this short trip will be a change from his daily routine. Instead of towing boats, he will help two scientists with the deployment of an instrument…

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Introducing the new JP-student blog!

You probably want to start your own blog and share all your adventures, breakthroughs, mishaps, and sometimes sheer frustration with the world, right? Yet, the thought of setting up a website, having to fight with yet another computer language, and be witty and charming on semi-regular basis on top of all your research duties pretty…

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BIG Summer Planning Meeting

  On Thursday, July 20, 2017, we held a productive meeting in the JP student lounge to discuss some of the ideas and projects BIG has in their pipeline. We would love to have you join in and help! Below are a few of the projects that could use more hands:     Blog Managers/Editors: …

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Scientist’s Dilemma Lunch Series

July 21st, 2017 12:00-1:00 pm – Watson 201; ongoing thereafter   JP Student, Julia Middleton, and WHOI scientist Liz Kujawinski have organized a new lunch discussion series focusing on scientific ethics and other challenges facing scientists in our modern world. The first meeting on Scientific Communication and Advocacy will be on July 21, 2017. Hanny Rivera,…

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Oceanos: WHOI en Español e Português

September 16, 2017 – 2:00-4:00 pm – Clark 507   Come experience science in a whole new language. JP student, Gabriela Farfan, and WHOI researcher, Luis Valentin-Alvarado, have organized Oceanos, a new event at WHOI that seeks to make the research being done at WHOI accessible to members of the local Cape Cod community (and visitors) who speak Spanish…

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