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Furry Family at JSG

Science Y’all sent out a request to graduate students, faculty, and staff to submit photos of their furry companions, and we received a ton of adorable photos. We needed an extra panel for dogs, but that is okay. The more the merrier! We even had an amazing sketch. Take a…

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Six things that will happen in the first month of your PhD

Emily is a first-year PhD student from Wales, UK. Her research focuses on surface processes on Mars using remote sensing and analogue field sites on Earth. Starting a PhD is a daunting prospect. It’s a looooooooong time, dedicated to the study a very specific topic. It’s made even more daunting…

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Spotlight on JSG Researchers for High School Students

During the spring ‘19 semester I was the student liaison and project coordinator for a video series used in this year’s (’19-’20) Texas OnRamps geoscience course, entitled Earth, Wind, and Fire (EWF). I was drawn to work at OnRamps because of their mission to improve college enrollment in under-represented groups…

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Part I: Geoscience themed songs from around the world

Art through music and film-making is an integral part of everyone’s daily life. Multiple studies (Ilari et al., 2013; Marsh, 2009) have explored the importance music plays in human existence from educative songs taught to children or exploring different cultures through the lens of music. Geosciences is no exception to…

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Send it for Science: A Mojave Desert Adventure

Let’s be real, we all love fieldwork. It feels great to take a break from the repetitive days of grinding in the office and go outside to get your hands dirty. In mid-October I was fortunate to travel to the Mojave Desert and participate in the Mojave Broadband Seismic Experiment….

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