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Halfway Point and Northern Lights

Madeline Jones is an SMU graduate student studying geophysics: Sunday, September 18, 2016 Well, we’re officially past our halfway point as it is day 7 aboard the Norseman II. Only three full science days left until we head back to … Continue reading

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In the Beaufort Sea

Madeline Jones is an SMU graduate student studying geophysics: Wednesday, Sept. 14 It’s our 4th day aboard the Norseman II and data collection has been going smoothly. The ship’s crew is knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. If we need something done … Continue reading

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Aboard the Norseman II

Madeline Jones is an SMU graduate student studying geophysics: Sunday, Sept. 11 Today is our 6th day in Alaska and I can happily say that we have FINALLY made it safely onto the Norseman II. After the weather in Wainwright … Continue reading

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Layover in Anchorage

Madeline Jones is an SMU graduate student studying geophysics: Thursday, Sept. 8 Hello from Flattop Mountain in Anchorage, Alaska! We are on day 3 of our Arctic research journey to collect heat flow and chirp seismic data in the Beaufort … Continue reading

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Geophysics Research at Sea

Two SMU graduate student researchers, with SMU Professor of Geophysics Matthew Hornbach, traveled to the Beaufort Sea, north of Alaska, to participate in a research project sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) to chart heat flow and chirp data on the ocean floor. Continue reading

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The Slow Pace of Change

Interning this summer with Dallas Area Interfaith has been a learning experience in so many ways. In particular, I have found myself reflecting a lot on what it means for citizens to work for social change. How do they go … Continue reading

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Cultivating Practical Wisdom

I am over-educated by most people’s standards. As an undergrad I double majored in history and religion, and minored in Latin American studies. I have a Master’s degree in theology from Emory University. And now I am at SMU pursuing … Continue reading

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The End Is Just the Beginning

With this final blog my summer fellowship comes to an end, sort of. All that remains is my presentation this fall at the Engaged Learning Symposium. This summer fellowship has been LIFE CHANGING. I have deepened my knowledge about suicide … Continue reading

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Voice in Education

Volunteering in Ascate not only allowed me to improve my Spanish, meet incredible people and learn more about Costa Rican culture, but it also gave me the opportunity to learn more about what it means to be an effective advocate. … Continue reading

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Right Call

For my last post I want to show how everything I had done this summer finally came together, and luckily I had an experience in my final week at THD that showed me how everything I did made a difference. … Continue reading

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