Field Notes
Take a Stand for Science
Posted on: Apr 22, 2017
On Saturday April 22, I will be participating in the March for Science in Tacoma. I have been involved in Earth Day celebrations since 1993 when I helped plan our local event at Tacoma Community College. I feel blessed every day to work as a geologist in my hometown of Tacoma. It’s where I grew up...
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Celebrate Science and Engineering this Earth Day through Dialogue
Posted on: Apr 19, 2016
As people recognize Earth Day, I find myself reflecting on how much progress we have made and how optimistic I am for the future. In 1993, I was part of an Earth Day team that organized and planted dozens of trees in Tacoma and talked about our observations of the natural world as scientists. In...
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Engineers and Scientists, Unlock Your Inner Artist
Posted on: Aug 11, 2014
It was recently brought to my attention (I feel late to the game) that “Art” was added last year to educational curricula focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), creating a sub-group called STEAM.  This is fantastic news. As both an artist (guitarist) and a...
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