Madi interviews her Papa

Papa and I talked about his childhood, how he became a chemist, how he met my grandmother (with my grandmother chiming into the stories). He also told me about the biggest lessons he has learned in life as well and...

Telling HERstory Podcast Bonus Episode: In Her Own Words

An excerpt from a recently rediscovered recording from December 25, 2008, where Mrs. Rosa T. Beard (1919-2010) shared in her own words, how she ended up pursuing her Master’s degree at Columbia University.

Kevin Covert interviews Teresa Covert about her life experiences

Kevin Covert talks with his mother Teresa Covert about her childhood. They also discuss her personal relationships and family, as well as her career. Finally, Teresa shares lessons she has learned from all of these and advice for future generations.

Interview with Mac Gates

Davis and Mac talk about the differences of soccer season throughout his VES career

Believing in Yourself in a World That Didn’t

Claudia Sherman interviews her mother, Dr. Leticia Toledo Sherman about her life as an immigrant and how she never doubted her ability to succeed in her field of chemistry.

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Joe Davis and Barbara Davis

Siblings, Barbara Davis (61) and Joe Davis (54), reminisce about their childhood in Miami, FL, tell stories about their family traditions, and reflect on how their parents helped shape who they are today.

The scientific career of Stuart Yaniger

A summary of the professional life of a scientist. Both what it takes to become one and what it is like to be a scientist in the modern world.

Thanksgiving History with Grandma

I take the time to learn more about who my grandma is, and who the rest of my family was too. Banks, school in Italy, Frank getting taken out by a gold-diggers with a frying pan... There's a lot I...

Steve Kovach shares the stories of his youthful romances, misbehavior, and the plans he had for the future.

The interview was conducted by Rebecca Kovach (16) who interviewed her father, Steve Kovach (53). It was recorded on November 23, 2018, one day before Steve’s 54th birthday. It took place in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina in their Grandmothers house....

"I originally wanted to restore paintings, but that didn't work out." an interview with Bärbel Hönisch

Bärbel Hönisch, Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences at Columbia University also known as Queen of Boron, transported us millions of years beyond the ice cores to the realm when Greenland had no ice. She took hold of a magical instrument...

“Mentoring makes me happy, I never tire of it.” A conversation with Alicia Hoffman.

Alicia Hoffman is a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She is studying air quality and how to model the chemistry that impacts our air, using the Community Multi-scale Air Quality Model — developed by the Environmental...

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Fran Close and C. Perry Brown

Dr. Fran Close (54) interviews her good friend and colleague Dr. C. Perry Brown (74) about his journey toward becoming an epidemiologist, his work as a researcher and college professor, and the relationships that both keep him grounded and make...

Interview with a chemist

I sit down and talk to my girlfriend about her job and her route int becoming a chemist!

Ski and Ryan talk about Ski’s career.

Ski G. remembers his experience of working for a company for 30 years. He describes his achievements, the benefits of the job, and much more. Also he tells us about a few funny memories from working for a well known...

Anastazia Herbst and her Great Uncle Henry (Hank) Herbst talk about his life in Ford City, PA.

In this interview, conducted on November 25th, 2018 in Sarver, Pennsylvania, Anastazia Herbst (16) and her Great Uncle Henry (Hank) Herbst (82) discuss his childhood and adult life in Ford City, PA. Mr. Herbst shares his experiences of enlisting in...

"Persistence is necessary to have a career in the sciences." An interview with Laura Iraci.

Dr. Laura Iraci is a research scientist in the Earth Sciences Division at NASA Ames, where she leads a group focusing on air and where human pollution goes. In this interview, we discuss her early interest in high school chemistry...

Rose Friedrich and Bruce Friedrich.

Bruce Friedrich (84) talks with his granddaughter Rose Friedrich (14) about his experiences from growing up on a farm to getting a phd in chemistry.

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LaRico Treadwell and Michael Johansson

Michael Johansson (71) interviews his friend LaRico Treadwell (33) about his upbringing, his academic career, and his goals for the future.

An oceanographer and chemist working on space missions at NASA. An interview with Tori Hoehler.

Dr. Tori Hoehler is a scientist at NASA Ames, with a background in chemistry and oceanography. He now studies the interaction of microbial communities with their environment, with an emphasis on the habitability of environments beyond Earth and the detectability...