"The atmosphere is one of the most complex processes in nature." an interview with Luke Oman

As a child, Luke Oman was always looking out the window. Today, he works on atmospheric processing for NASA. How do volcanic eruptions affect everyday life? What happens when sulfur dioxide gases from volcanoes interact with sulfate aerosol and stay...

"Science is the engine that drives civilization." an interview with James Butler

James Butler has studied atmospheric chemistry, ozone depletion for over thirty years. Now, as the Director of NOAA’s global monitoring, he helps direct research into the hole in the ozone layer and climate change. He knows firsthand that we have...

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Daniel Abril and Gloria Abril

Gloria Abril (62), an advocate for her nephew Daniel Abril (25), interviews him about his struggle with mental illness and what has been most challenging throughout his journey.

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Yuri Ramos and Frency Moore

Yuri Ramos (36) reflects upon the memory of his mother, an immigrant from Brazil, with his sister Frency Ramos Moore (31). They have a conversation on the anniversary of their mother’s death who was killed by a drunk driver coming...

"If you don't get it right, this planet is going to be very different before the end of this century" an interview with John Geissman

John Geismann, professor of geosciences at the University of Texas Dallas, shares his discovery into the science field and favorite aspects of working with students. He discusses the critical point we are in society and need for the global community...

Holly Campbell-Polivka & Bentley Fox

Holly talks about being an advocate for her trans son and how that led her to bedoming a member of several PFAC (Patient Family Advisory Council) groups before she found one at the Institute for Human Caring that was advocating...

Discrimination on the Bus
November 28, 2018 App Interview

Julie, a Japanese-American woman, talks about her first time facing discrimination as a kindergartner and the effects it had on her life.

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Madison Dill and Summer Cody

Summer Cody (23) talks with new friend Madison Dill (18) about Madison’s experience with the mental health care system, autism, growing up as a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and her advocacy for youth.

Jenn Burleton & Bentley Fox

Jenn talks about being of woman of transgender experience who also identifies as lesbian. Jenn is an advocate for the transgender community and a member of the Providence's PFAC (Patient Family Advisory Council) helping to make changes in healthcare for...

TCTA President Interview

Shawna Mott-Wright is a 42 year old woman. she is the TCTA president and she shares about her teacher life.

Struggles to Opportunity with Gail Orzechowski and Sofie LaFratta

Sofie LaFratta interviewed Gail Orzechowski about how growing up with a sister with severe autism translated into her future career as an elementary school teacher. She opens up about the importance of vulnerability and how being vulnerable created a lot...

"The Responsibility of Climate Change Data" an interview with Ruth Duerr and Steve Diggs

With great data comes great responsibility. Ruth Duerr, a self-described scientific “generalist,” and Steve Diggs, an ocean data specialist, take on years of efforts by scientists to inform the public while stopping short of being policy advisors. As data improves,...

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Kimberly Scott and Deborah Clark

Deborah Clark (60) interviews her friend and colleague, Dr. Kimberly Scott [no age given], about her career, the different museums she has visited, and the people she considers her heroes.

"Taking the Time to Make the Big Decision." an interview with Marcia McNutt

You may know Marcia McNutt as the current president of the National Academy of Sciences, but did you know she’s also someone who got restless enough to give up what many consider the be the perfect job? While teaching at...

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Interview with my sister

Our family as a whole, her struggle with her appendix, how she has grown from it

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Emily Gorospe and Valerie Gorospe

Emily Gorospe (15) talks with her mother Valerie Ancheta Gorospe (42) about her grandmother, her legacy as an advocate for environmental justice, and how her example has impacted both Valerie and Emily.

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Queenie Marie Vesey and Na’Myiah Nevaeh Vesey

The Vesey Girls Queenie Marie Vesey (40) and her daughter Na’Myiah Nevaeh Vesey (18) talk about hard truths and healing, Na’Myiah’s journey navigating school, and making a difference.

"If you do it persistently and constantly, eventually it will create some sort of change." an interview with Catherine Mushi

Catherine Mushi, PhD student studying Water Resources Engineering at the University of Dar es Salaam discusses her work in the Congo River Basin and collaborating with peers both in the field and within the community. She shares her experience as...

Traveling Back to the Past With Archana Rajasekaran and her Grandfather’s Journey to Adulthood in India

This interview took place on November 24, 2023, through the phone in Birmingham, Alabama. Archana Rajasekaran (17) interviews her grandfather Soorappan (68), who is currently living in India. Speaking in their native language (Tamil), they talk about her grandfather's childhood,...

"It's not data science, it's just science." interview with Dawn Wright and Mark Parsons

Dawn Wright, ESRI and Mark Parsons, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, share with us their journeys into data mapping, and how the field has grown, including at AGU. Before AGU embraced mapping scientists, people were starting to leave AGU. Now, they’re back,...