Posts tagged Marine Debris
Don’t Let Fear Stop You: Inspiration From A Female African American Scientist

In her second year of study for her Masters of Marine & Environmental Studies degree at the University of the Virgin Islands, Zola Roper’s thesis focuses on marine debris in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a pervasive and important local environmental issue. How did she get here?

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V.I. Youth Explore the Sea While Preparing for STEM Careers

The Youth Ocean Explorers program provides a broad overview of a variety of marine career opportunities including oceanography, watershed resource management, marine biology, larval ecology, fisheries science, robotics science, and DNA engineering. It's primary goal is to encourage more local young people to gain interest in and pursue STEM careers.

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Minorities in Science Thrive In The Kristin Grimes Lab at UVI

Dr. Kristin Wilson Grimes, Research Assistant Professor of Watershed Ecology at the University of the Virgin Islands, has worked to expand opportunities for women in the geosciences throughout her career. Recognizing the important role that diversity brings to innovation and creativity, she has fostered opportunities for under-represented minority students at UVI.

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