All Episodes

Grad school files

August 31, 2020

“I thought environmental science was a really good way to connect people’s problems and Earth’s problems and learn about the physical world yet the social science world, too.”

Engineering healthy early-career boundaries

August 27, 2020

“A lot of the male engineers were invited to go out golfing, and shooting, and I was never invited to do those things even though I was also an engineer and actually a pretty great shot.”

Uneven ground: permafrost thaw and burnout

August 24, 2020

“The more positive side of people’s brains would say oh, no, no, no, these are learning opportunities or whatever, but at some point it’s actually just failure.”

Sounding board on the Antarctic ice sheet

August 20, 2020

“So once I found this role as a peacemaker, I was like, OK, this is my role on the team. It’s not so much science, it’s more communication.”