Photo of the sky and clouds from the rim of a volcano

WiSE Wisdom from a Woman in STEM

23 Oct 2019 3:38 PM

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The last place I expected myself to end up is in the crater of an active volcano, having my skin burned with sulfur dioxide emissions, a backpack heavy with scientific instruments on my back, and the biggest smile ever on my face. Never, ever, up until last summer, did I think I was capable of doing something so scary and so monumental. Hiking up that volcano every day to collect soil gas samples in order to help predict the next eruption was one of the greatest experiences of my life. The greatest part of it all, though, was the moment I stood at the summit of Mt.

Adventure, In My Words     STEM

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Iowa State Representation Continues to Grow at SACNAS Conference by David Ortiz

03 Dec 2017 12:12 PM

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On the 21st of October, Bryan Juarez was recognized for giving the best graduate student oral presentation in Ecology/Evolutionary Biology at the national Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference. The multidisciplinary national SACNAS conference attracted over 4,000 scientists from undergraduates to faculty and everyone in between, hundreds of universities, several government agencies, and private tech companies to Salt Lake City, Utah.

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