GSO’s Tatiana Rynearson and GSO students featured.Continue reading "Making Waves: Women in Science"
Elin Torell first heard about women in Tanzania exchanging their bodies for a supply of fish when she was researching small fisheries in East Africa. It’s called “sex for fish,” or, in some countries, “jaboya.” “Women would go to the boats to buy fish, and the fishermen would demand sex before selling any fish,” says […]Continue reading "CRC’s Elin Torell honored by YWCA of Rhode Island"
Three women scientists at the University of Rhode Island will lead expeditions to Antarctica this year, thanks to winning highly competitive grants from the National Science Foundation. The expeditions aboard the research vessel Nathaniel B. Palmer reflect URI’s successful initiative to recruit more women to science faculty positions and create a welcoming environment for them. […]Continue reading "Three Women Scientists From URI to Lead Expeditions This Year to Antarctica"
The University of Rhode Island conferred a Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa upon GSO alumna Melanie Will-Cole. The Honorary Doctorate Degree is the highest honor bestowed by the University and is reserved for recognizing true distinction. Dr. Will-Cole is a renowned researcher, author, inventor, and innovative educator. She served for 27 years as a research […]Continue reading "Melanie Will-Cole Receives Honorary Doctorate at Commencement"