Be the Dory & put your money where your reef is.

I have a lot going on right now:  moving back into my apartment, preparing for the “SciFund Challenge“, preparing for a lab meeting presentation, writing an Ecology paper, meeting & training new interns, preparing receipts for fieldwork reimbursements, preparing a presentation for a science conference, adjusting to some big life changes.  Mostly all good things. Continue reading “Be the Dory & put your money where your reef is.”

It’s worth it…right?

I think I’ve thrown myself a curve ball.  After being away from loved ones for 4 months, through continuous & unavoidable stress & turmoil, and being instantly reimmersed into an olympic-sized pool of demands and deadlines; I find myself numb.  Having lost my health, my smile, and a critical piece of my life; I sitContinue reading “It’s worth it…right?”

An Academic Place in Time and Space

Over the last couple years, marine scientists have had an opportunity to construct academic family trees courtesy a portal provided by members of the Western Society of Naturalists (click here or below to see my tree).  While navigating gradschool, a pedigree is often the last of a student’s concerns; however, in retrospect, perhaps it shouldContinue reading “An Academic Place in Time and Space”