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The Incubator Blog

Hatching conversations about science
Conservation Chronicles
A blog series devoted to stories about conservation and animal behavior.
Conservation Chronicles is a blog series dedicated to demystifying the field of conservation and behavior. In this series, we share real stories from scientists that study animal behavior ex-situ and in-situ, insights into conservation and reflections on how it all mixes together!
Greenhouse
Explore our newest mini-series focusing on climate change, sustainability, and science!
To combat climate change and preserve the planet, we must listen to the science. Greenhouse, RockEDU's sustainability hub, is here to help! This mini-series offers eco-friendly tips, lifestyle lessons, and resources rooted in research.
Perspectives
Sharing stories from students and professionals about their relationship with science.
Reflecting on experiences within science is critical in creating meaningful progress and authentically showcasing the relationships and experiences that exist in these spaces. Perspectives is all about sharing…you!
Scientists of New York
Meet the melting pot of NYC scientists through the ScioNY blog series.
Through our Scientists of New York (ScioNY) series we hope to change the stereotypical perceptions of what a scientist looks like and highlight the diversity of STEM professionals in NYC. Come meet our scientists and learn about their stories!
Parts per Millions
Student Spotlight
Series

February 10, 2020

Natalia Ketaren

Outside of science, Natalia gives back to her community by teaching ESL on weekends and cooking for women in recovery. She also enjoys being in nature and misses the forests + woodlands of Australia.
February 3, 2020

Noah Guiberson

Outside of the lab, Noah co-runs a podcast with fellow graduate students called "Facts Machine" and makes science board games to explain his research.
February 3, 2020

Emily Costa

Emily likes to read books/watch movies, participate in science storytelling (via: her trivia podcast, live performances at Caveat, and producing short films), attend concerts + practice photography.
January 27, 2020

Kristi Ashley Collom

Outside of science, Kristi enjoys painting, baking, biking, dancing + fostering kittens! She also likes to read scientific articles, volunteer for AMCS + search satellite images of whales + dolphins!
January 13, 2020

Rachel Leicher

Outside of science, Rachel enjoys going to musicals and concerts, and exploring diverse cuisines. She also loves dancing, spending time outdoors, and participating in sports such as swimming & skiing!
January 6, 2020 | Lizzie Krisch

Devany West

Outside of science, Devany enjoys participating in dance classes that range in genre from ballet to hip-hop. She also loves playing music, writing fiction and seeing live shows!
December 16, 2019

Devon Collins

Outside of science, Devon enjoys running and baking. Besides for that, he can be found on his sofa, watching Neflix while his pets fight for lap space.
November 25, 2019

Eric N. Chiles

Outside of science, Eric makes sure to prioritize self-care. He enjoys playing with his dog, spending time with friends and family, practicing his art, throwing weights around + watching Law & Order!
November 18, 2019

Maria Strangas

In her free time, Maria enjoys hiking and having friends over for dinner. She is also a coordinator for the NYC pod of 500 Women Scientists!
November 11, 2019

Sarah-Elizabeth Byosiere

Outside of science, Sarah spends time with her significant other, Davis, and her family! Sarah and Davis love attending Broadway shows and exploring NYC! In her free time she enjoys aerial acrobatics.
October 28, 2019

Amy Dunn

Outside of the lab, Amy enjoys exploring sights and restaurants around NYC with her RU friends and dodgeball teammates (Amy joined a team when she moved here!). She also loves to run and visit family!
October 21, 2019

Neel Shah

In his free time, Neel enjoys spending time with his wife and son! Downtime often involves walks around the city, seeking out the nearest bagel shop and reading books + watching television!
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