Shannon 5/20/19

In this interview, Erin interviews her mother about growing up in a religious family in Greeley and the time culture shock she experienced when she moved to Baltimore for college. Her mother shared stories about her travels to Mexico and...

Veronica (Ronnie) Drantz talks about the picketing of Astro Restaurant for Stonewall OutLoud

Ronnie covers everything from being outed in graduate school and helping to organize 9 day protest outside of the Astro Restaurant in Chicago to her current activism as a physiologist and educator.

Conversation with Maureen Barr: A Worm and Her F1

An interview with genetics professor Maureen Barr, covering topics including academia, running, family, and healthspan.

Committing Yourself to a Life of Science and Discovery – The Story of a Toxicology Graduate Student

Jordan, a graduate student that works in a Rutgers Toxicology Lab, talks about her journey through science and what it’s like to work in a lab.

"Make science discovery part of everyday life for all families." an interview with Kristin Lawrence

Kristin Lawrence is reimagining how children of all ages can learn and discover science. She is the CEO and Founder of The Hopper, a science discovery playground coming soon to Boulder, Colorado. Kristin changed direction from a career in paleomagnetism...

HoA Extra Credit 3A

My sister talks about her love for learning even as a high schooler and her passion to change the world

Maria Rosario Castillo Keller 2018

A mother and daughter conversation about moving to the United States from Peru, relationships, the difference in cultures, and stories from growing up.

Interview with Craig McPhie

In this interview, in November 2018, Craig McPhie shares stories and talks about his childhood and family including his father who flew planes during WWII. He also talks about his school, an inspiring biology teacher, and his interests in science...

Thanksgiving
November 27, 2018 App Interview

This is an interview about careers

Stepping Stones

We talked about the influence of science and the experience of being an older brother.

Bob Conover talks about building Ranger, a JPL spacecraft that went to the Moon in the 1960s, then restoring it again 50 years later

In the summer of 2015, Bob Conover led a team of 12 volunteers to restore a 50-year-old Ranger spacecraft at the California Science Center. Bob is a retired JPL engineer who originally worked on the Ranger at JPL in its...

Essential Books: Kayla Byrne and her dad, Richard Byrne, discuss reading and the importance of seeking truth.
September 14, 2018 App Interview

In this interview, student Kayla Byrne and her dad, Neurosurgeon and life long reader Richard Byrne talk about the book “The Blank Slate” by Steven Pinker as well as the importance of a life long love of reading.

Common Ground Tacony: Christian and Jackie

Christian is a high school student who frequents the Tacony Arts Lab classes and open studios. Christian was really excited by the interview and cyanotype process, so much so he quickly downloaded the StoryCorps app. Upon encouraging Christian to start...

“This was my dream since day one.”

I interviewed Professor Haroon Malik for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Frank Sesno’s...

More Than a Mere Textbook Definition – What Education Means for Today’s Youth

I interview high school teacher Paul Werner about the changes he has seen over the 25 years of Rocklin High School’s history. He mentions the effects of new technology, teaching methods, and college stress on students, which he believes has...

Mother and Daughter at American Geophysical Union

We talk about going to the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting together and how science is changing.