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Recent Media Coverage

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Newsroom Archives
Title Date Organization or Publication Related Members Expeditions
Puerto Rican Professor will do Research in the South Pole Mi Puerto Rico Verde Armando Caussade, Jim Madsen Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2014
Drilling the Borders of the Universe Detecting Neutrinos Diario de Puerto Rico Armando Caussade, Jim Madsen Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2014
Puerto Rican Professor will Participate in a Scientific Mission in the Antarctic EFE Armando Caussade, Jim Madsen Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2014
Puerto Rican Professor will Investigate in the Antarctic Noticel Jim Madsen, Armando Caussade Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2014
Puerto Rican educator will visit the South Pole for scientific research with PolarTREC Ciencia PR Armando Caussade, Jim Madsen Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2014
Puerto Rican Will Join a Science Team headed to the South Pole Metro Armando Caussade, Jim Madsen Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2014
Armando Caussade Heading to the South Pole Junte Ambiental Armando Caussade, Jim Madsen Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2014
Puerto Rican educator selected for IceCube Project IceCube Project Website Armando Caussade, Jim Madsen Ice Cube Neutrino Observatory 2014
MG high school students and teacher return from joint expedition The Herald-Independent Juan Botella, Claire Hacker, Anna Caldwell-Overdier, Luke Maillefer Joint Antarctic School Expedition 2014
Morris Teacher on Front Lines of Climate Research Daily Record Newspaper Bruce Taterka Arctic Sunlight and Microbial Interactions
NASA - Operation IceBridge Begins New Arctic Campaign Yuman News Now Russell Hood Airborne Survey of Polar Ice 2014
Developing Culturally Responsive Curriculum in an Ecosystem as the Context Journal of Geoscience Education Janet Warburton
Estudiantes de High School viajarán a la Antártida en una expedición científica National Science Foundation Press Release Juan Botella, Lynn Reed, Claire Hacker, Anna Caldwell-Overdier, Luke Maillefer Joint Science Education Project 2013
U.S. High-School Students Experience Antarctic Science National Science Foundation Press Release Juan Botella, Lynn Reed, Claire Hacker, Anna Caldwell-Overdier, Luke Maillefer Joint Antarctic School Expedition 2014
Window to the Past The Antarctic Sun Lucy Coleman, Tyler Mackey, Dawn Sumner Microbialites In Lake Joyce Antarctica
President Obama Honors Outstanding Early-Career Scientists Brian DuBay, Samantha Hansen Tectonic History of the Transantarctic Mountains 2013
Going global, teaching local: Rodel Finalist Jillian Worssam links her students to scientists worldwide azdailysun.com Jillian Worssam Bering Ecosystem Study 08
Parishville-Hopkinton teacher to study ice, environment in Antarctica North Country Public Radio Website Glenn Clark, Amy Leventer Totten Glacier System in East Antarctica
Flag educators off to find out how microorganisms in Antarctic soil got there azdailysun.com Justin Kendhammer, Egbert Schwartz Soil Ecology in Antarctic Dry Valleys
Port Aransas teachers get Arctic experience South Jetty Newspaper Andrea Skloss, Jill Smith, Ken Dunton Chukchi Sea Ecosystem Study
Environmental educator learns about climate change in Alaska during his latest expedition The Star Ledger Bruce Taterka, Rose Cory Arctic Sunlight and Microbial Interactions
Jenks Teacher Visits the Arctic South County Leader Alicia Gillean Arctic Ground Squirrel Studies
Chicago Teacher and Students Build Underwater Camera Rig to Observe and Record Antarctic Fish National Science Foundation Press Release Paula Dell, Kristin OBrien Biology of Antarctic Fishes 2013
CNR 4 Net Radiometer in Arctic Climate Research Kipp and Zonen Newsletter Susan Steiner Tundra Nutrient Seasonality
Teacher heads to Arctic Hyde Park Herald Nell Kemp Predatory Spiders in the Arctic Food Web 2013