Dispatches E-News: Coring For Mud, When You Fail & A Shortfin Mako (01/11/17)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Meet David Hollander: Coring for Mud Dr. David Hollander (University of South Florida) conducts experiments that remove sediment cores from the ocean basin and examines them for Macondo oil contamination spewed from the Deepwater Horizon site. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: When You Fail, You Are Doing Good Science…
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Dispatches E-News: Socio-Economic Impacts & Happy New Year (12/28/16)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK We Don’t Leave Our Dead Behind Members of the United Houma Nation and the Pointe-Au-Chien Indian Tribe recount how the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill destroyed their fishing and shrimping season in 2010 and the huge socio-economic impacts it left on their community. [WATCH HERE] NOTES FROM THE FIELD Happy New Year!…
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Dispatches E-News: I Was Told to be a Florist & Happy Holidays (12/21/16)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK I Was Told to be a Florist. Instead I Became a Scientist. These women overcame discouragement and followed their dreams of having academic careers in science. All have achieved great success as professors and funded researchers. Featuring Dr. Tamara Frank, Dr. Claire Paris-Limouzy, Dr. Shuyi Chen, and Dr. Samantha “Mandy” Joye….
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Dispatches E-News: Good Failures, Whale-Robot Love & An EMMY Win (12/07/16)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Good Science Comes with Good Failures Scientists acknowledge the importance of failure and how much is to be learned from it. Their message to young scientists is “It is okay to fail.” Featuring TAMU professors Raffaele Montuoro, Piers Chapman, and Steve DiMarco. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: The Whale…
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Dispatches E-News: Why We Need Scientists, Lost Nobel Prize & Happy Thanksgiving (11/23/16)

VIDEO OF THE WEEK Why Do We Need Scientists (and Science)? Scientists discuss the value, roles, and responsibilities of scientists and science in today’s society. Featuring Professors Frank Hernandez, Jr., Joseph Montoya, Ajit Subramaniam, Piers Chapman, Steve DiMarco, Scott Socolofsky, Raffaele Montuoro, and Mandy Joye. [WATCH HERE] PODCAST OF THE WEEK GulfCast: How I Lost…
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