Dispatches E-News: Meet Jana Herrmann, Four Generations of Shrimpers & Fierce Women Scientists (03/01/17)

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK
Meet Jana Herrmann: The Next Generation of Oceanographers
Graduate student Jana Herrmann describes her academic work at the University of Southern Mississippi’s Gulf Coast Research Laboratory. Her current research assesses the larval conditions of marine species post-Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
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PODCAST OF THE WEEK
GulfCast: Meet Louisiana Shrimper David Chauvin
David Chauvin is a fourth generation shrimper. He and his fellow watermen are accustomed to handling the aftermath of natural disasters like hurricanes. The man-made Deepwater Horizon incident presented different kinds of challenges that proved to be difficult to overcome.
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PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Meet 12 Fierce Scientists… Who Also Happen to be Women
What do you see when you picture a scientist? Is it a white man in a lab coat? Meet these 12 scientists, who will smash that stereotype to bits.
Photo by Bret Hartman/TED.
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