“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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Martin Olson and Ulla Olson

Martin Olson (45) interviews his mother Ulla Olson (75) about her childhood and life in Sweden and later her move to the United States.

"I had no idea I'd be working for NASA. I thought they just needed engineers and astronauts!" A conversation with Lovorka Degoricija.

Next Generation Sequencing Scientist Dr. Lovorka Degoricija works on NASA's GeneLab Project where she studies biology that changes in the environment of space. She extracts DNA from spaceflight samples that have been returned to Earth and processes them so sequencing...

"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...

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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 Mac Gates

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

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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.

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.

“Don’t let the hiccup stop you.” An Interview with Lauren Haygood

Lauren Haygood is a PhD student at Oklahoma State University, studying marine geochemistry and metal biogeochemical cycling in Dr. Natasha Riedinger’s lab. How does one become a chemist after failing chemistry in undergrad? We talked to Lauren about figuring out...

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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.