MIT-WHOI Joint Program graduate student Meredith White examined how increasingly acidic ocean waters affect scallop shells in their critical early stages of development.
We are currently accepting applications to the MIT-WHOI Joint Program for 2014.
Whether you are a current Joint Program student or a prospective student applying to the program, remember there may be a fellowship available to you. Many of the deadline dates for fellowship applications are due in the next few months.
What would happen if you brought together scientists and artists to immerse themselves in each other’s worlds and create art works based on science?
MIT students are invited to come visit Cape Cod at the annual MIT/WHOI Joint Program Picnic and Beach Day on Saturday July 28. It is always lots of fun and a good excuse to spend a day down at the Woods Hole campus - hit the beach, play some kickball or Frisbee, and enjoy some BBQ!
Save the date for the annual WHOI Graduate Reception: June 6, 2012.
Since 2002, the George "Gera" P. Panteleyev Award is annually conferred on the graduating student who best exemplifies the graduate education experience and graduate student life at WHOI. The 2012 recipient is Erin Bertrand.
Joint Program Student Ben Linhoff spends a second three months in Greenland.
Joint Program student Evelyn Mervine writes about geology, travel, the life of a grad student, and other musings on her blog, Georneys.
Joint Program student Sarah Rosengard makes her first research cruise, one through the Southern Ocean from South Africa to Australia studying the Great Coccolithophore Belt.
At various times throughout the year, MIT/WHOI Joint Program students may receive recognition for a poster, a presentation or receive a fellowship of some kind for their research.
Follow six Joint Program students as they spend two weeks participating in a field course on tropical marine biology at the Liquid Jungle Lab in Panama.
The next 2010 H. Burr Steinbach Scholars will be visiting the week of October 25. See the profiles of all three scholars this year and view the upcoming schedule.
The WHOI Marine Mammal Center and the Nicholas School of the Environment of Duke University are seeking fellowship applications from graduate students studying marine mammal science at either institution to apply to conduct research in the lab of an advisor from the other institution for periods of 3-6 months. Applications due: January 31, 2011.
The Fall Term for the Joint Program began on Wednesday, September 8, 2010.
Dr. Margaret K. Tivey has been announced as WHOI's Associate Dean. She joined the Academic Programs Office team in August 2010. Meg is also a Senior Scientist in WHOI's Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry Department.
We welcome Meg and thank Dr. Jim Price for his wonderful dedication to WHOI's educational programs for the past four years as Associate Dean.
WHOI's Joint Program commencement and related activities were held on June 4 and 5. On Friday, June 4, an alumni association meeting was held followed by a career panel discussion with current students. In the evening, a lobster bake was held under the tent in McKee ballfield. On Saturday, June 5, despite a terrible thunderstorm moments before, the graduation ceremony proceeded as planned. Four students were awarded master's degrees, and fourteen students recieved doctoral degrees. Eighteen recent alumni (received degrees between 2006-2009) were recognized as well. Dr. Rita Colwell gave an inspirational speech to the graduates, and a luncheon followed the ceremony. The next commencement at WHOI is scheduled for 2015.
The MIT/WHOI Joint Program will be holding an Open House from March 14 to March 16 for applicants accepted into the program. This Open House is by invitation only. Those invited will be notified at the end of February when final admissions decisions are made.
The Ketchum Award was established in 1983 to honor an internationally recognized scientist who demonstrates an innovative approach to coastal research, leadership in the scientific community, and who provide a link between coastal research and societal issues. The next award presentation will take place on April 28, 2010. On Thursday, April 29, Dr. Cloern will speak to students and postdocs on "A Short Tutorial on Scientific Writing and Publishing."
Congratulations Dr. Cloern!