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Making Waves: Instars

Making Waves is the podcast of the Society for Freshwater Science

Episode 11: Promoting Diversity in Freshwater Science

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This podcast features Society for Freshwater Science Education & Diversity Committee Members discussing the SFS Instars Program.

Founded in 2011, the Society for Freshwater Science Instars program aims to promote diversity in the field by mentoring undergraduate students from underrepresented groups. Through a series of workshops and networking activities, the program helps orient new students to major research areas and opportunities in aquatic research. The organizers of the program discuss its origin, mission, and hopes for the future.

Guests: Dr. Marcelo Ardon (East Carolina University), Dr. Krista Capps (University of Maine), Dr. Checo Colon-Gaud (Georgia Southern University), Dr. Judy Li (Oregon State University), and Dr. Patina Mendez (University of California, Berkeley)

http://www.freshwater-science.org/Education-and-Outreach/Instars-Program.aspx

Running time: 21 minutes
Host: Eric Moody
Published: 8/20/2014

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The views expressed in the podcast are those of the interviewee and do not necessarily reflect the consensus opinion of the general SFS membership.
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