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Updates: Postcards, The Story Collider and a podcast (?!)

July 24, 2014 by


Author: Skylar Bayer Hello everyone! So, first off, thank you to those who sent in postcards! I will be writing you back next month. See, I got them!!!! New York City, Belgrade, Cape Cod, Minnesota, Singapore, Australia and somewhere in the southwest… what a spread! Thank you and I will reply with Maine-scenic postcards (someone […]

Ocean 180 Video Challenge: Communicating your research through film

June 23, 2014 by


Author: Mallory Watson Science communication is important. Of course, if you’re reading this blog, you probably already know that. You might have spent some time looking for new ways to get your science out there — out to the public and other scientists. There’s also a good chance you’re already actively involved in communicating your […]

Story Collider Podcast

February 11, 2014 by


Hi Everyone! The Story Collider Podcast of my story came out today! It is an account of my first dive in Alvin. A very fun story. The Story Collider is a fantastic group of people humanizing science by bringing together storytellers and audiences. They rely on listener support so sign up for their podcast (free!) […]

Send. Me. A. Postcard.

February 8, 2014 by


By Skylar Bayer Updated January 1st, 2018.  My first postcard ever is from 1989. It was a green rectangle that lived in the corner of a baby picture of myself hung on my bright yellow wall. I still have no idea why I had a blown up print of my baby-self in my bedroom. Maybe […]

Wildlife Rehabilitation: Nature’s Hospital

August 25, 2013 by


Author: Hans Gozembach As graduation from college grew near this past year, I decided I wanted to find out what area of biology I wanted to pursue as a career. So I started interning with two grad students who were working with coral reef conservation at Florida International University located in Miami, FL. I was […]

Bringing science and artistic creativity together in the classroom

April 22, 2013 by


By Larissa Williams I am a new Assistant Professor of Biology at Bates College, a liberal arts college in Maine.  Liberal arts colleges are known for offering (and encouraging) undergraduate students to pursue a well-rounded education that combines creative and rigorous scholarship.  In setting out to teach my first class at Bates, an advanced molecular […]

Unless — Ocean Girl

April 15, 2013 by


“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ~Dr. Seuss, The Lorax Author: Skylar Bayer First article in the new Unless series. These days, I find it a bit overwhelming that there are so many things going wrong with the world. Our oceans are dying, our […]