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Hatching conversations about science
BIOME Blurbs
Dive into discussions on mentoring—including lab environments, best practices, personal experiences, and the latest literature!
Dive into discussions on mentoring—including lab environments, best practices, personal experiences, and the latest literature!
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!
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.
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!
Parts per Millions
Science Spotlight
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!

May 19, 2021 | Audrey Goldfarb

Crafting a Sustainable Diet

It’s important to judge one’s lifestyle and diet on multiple criteria, as not all "green" foods …
Convenient climatarian
May 12, 2021 | Audrey Goldfarb

Convenient Climatarian Practices

Regardless of your beliefs and intentions, reducing one's carbon footprint requires time and effort. Each of …
August 31, 2020

Mikko Jimenez

Mikko enjoys spending mornings in the parks looking for warblers or other unique birds. He is also a musician and was in a funk band during grad school (he plays guitar, piano, alto sax + he sings!)
August 24, 2020 | Josh DiPaola, Lizzie Krisch (Editor)

The Plight of Pangolins

A few years ago, I was sitting inside a university classroom listening to a professor’s lecture …
August 17, 2020

Thomas Postler

Outside of science, Thomas enjoys watching old sci-fi television shows, reading even older books, and seeing plays in the theater. He also likes running and backpacking in the wilderness.
August 10, 2020 | Victoria O'Connor, Lizzie Krisch (Editor)

I Think I Started my Career in Third Grade…

Some call it fate or divine help. Others may view it as nothing more than a …
August 3, 2020 | Disan Davis, Lizzie Krisch (Editor)

How Could I Not? My Experience Participating in a Clinical Research Study

I have been doing science for many years at the bench, with students, and in my …
July 28, 2020 | RockEDU Team

Official Statement from RockEDU on Antisemitism

RockEDU is comprised of a small team of individuals that hail from unique personal and scientific …
July 20, 2020

Gregory Gedman

Outside of the lab, Greg enjoys spending time outdoors, exploring the city on long runs, reading comic books, and singing. Greg loves performing, and participated in a band during his time at Duke!
June 29, 2020

Simón(e) Sun

Outside of science, Simón(e) is a strong advocate for LGBTQ representation in science. She also enjoys creating art and music, and going to art museums, drag shows, dance parties and music shows!
June 22, 2020

Mariluz Soula

Outside of lab, Mariluz enjoys playing with and spoiling her dog/daughter (Jeda), working out regularly to decompress, and exploring the New York City food scene and nightlife with her friends.
June 15, 2020

Nneoma Adaku

Outside of science, Nneoma enjoys watching multiple streaming services, biking (even in NYC!), playing and watching soccer, traveling, visiting museums, and attending concerts and theater shows.
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