“What I do is I make sure that data is accessible and we say discoverable… which is really important.” An Interview with Michele Thornton

When it comes to data archiving, Michele Thornton has you covered. As a Geospatial Data Professional for ORNL-DAAC, Michele ensures that NASA funded research is accessible not only to researchers out in the field but to a larger user community...

“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...

Interview of Exemplar

Hi everyone! This video below is a zoom recording from an interview a peer and I conducted for a college philosophy project. We used several philosophical theories based on morality in this interview. The person we interviewed is a great...

“If you can't communicate your science effectively, it won’t have the impact that it should.” A conversation with Dr. Sharmila Bhattacharya.

Although she works as a specialist in space biology, Dr. Sharmila Bhattacharya says communication is key when it comes to driving change with your work and advancing your career. Learn more about how she got her start in science, from...

"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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Claire Kyoung and Minna Apostolova

Friends Claire Kyoung (21) and Minna Apostolova (21) reflect on navigating college during the COVID-19 pandemic and how their friendship has helped them both grow through challenging times.

“Pursue your passions, absolutely. But simultaneously be open to different experiences.” An Interview with Renee Weber

Renee Weber is the Chief Scientist at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, which basically means she represents all science at the center- pretty cool if you ask us! We talked to Renee about the importance of seismology, building personal relationships...