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Postcards from the Field

Postcard from the Field: Liberia

Students of West Point, Monrovia: Abraham, Vivian, Patience, Jacqueline, Lorpu and their peers. I am studying how social programs, services and policies moderate the life trajectory of orphans and vulnerable youths infected or affected by the Ebola virus disease (EVD)...

Postcard from the Field: Tijuana

Ryan Firebee drone | “Todos somos migrantes” (“We're all migrants”) mural by Teak and Adrián Juárez Omet in Pasaje Rodríguez, Tijuana | Colonia Postal, Tijuana What is a drone? What does it do and how does it work? What political goals are...

Postcard from the Field: Rio

Me in Escadaria Selarón in Rio! I got the Rackham Conference Travel Grant, and I am on my way to attend a conference in Buenos Aires and took 3 day stop in Rio to see the Olympic 2016 preparations! – Sahil Chhabra, Ph.D. Candidate, ChemistryTags: student...

Postcard from the Field: Alaska

Sampling iron rich river water to study the role of iron in the Alaskan Arctic. I am a graduate student working with Rose Cory (EES) to determine the role of iron in carbon cycling in the Alaskan Arctic. With ongoing climate change, previously frozen soils rich in...

Postcard from the Field: Houston, TX

The Campus of Rice University I study the evolutionary dynamics of the strains of bacteria that compete with each other. Under the supervision of Professor Matthew Bennett, in the department of the Biosciences at Rice University, I am creating novel mathematical...