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Images: MIT-WHOI Joint Program Marks 50th Year

Faculty, alumna/i, and current students of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography celebrate the program's 50th anniversary at festivities at MIT on Sept. 27. (Vicki McKenna, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
In its 50-year history, the MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography has awarded 1,054 degrees. The most recent graduates in 2018 (from left): Lt. Ryan Conway (Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering), Dehann Fourie (Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering), Laura Stevens (Geology & Geophysics), and Genevieve Brett (Physical Oceanography). (Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
The MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography is “a jewel, a bright star in the constellation of possibilities in ocean sciences,” said Admiral John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations for the U.S. Navy at a symposium on Sept. 27 at MIT celebrating the program's 50th anniversary. Richardson earned three master’s degrees from the Joint Program in 1989. (Vicki McKenna, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
John Holdren, President Barack Obama’s Science Advisor, presented an insider-view political history of the climate change debate at a symposium on Sept. 27 at MIT, which celebrated the 50th anniversary of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography. (Vicki McKenna, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Margaret Tivey, WHOI Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean, officiates at ceremonies celebrating the 50th anniversary of the MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanpgraphy on Sept. 28 at WHOI. (Jayne Doucette, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
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