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Sheri White is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geology and Geophysics. While once dreamed of being an astronaut, Sheri now sets her sights down instead of up-some 2,500 meters down to deep=sea hydrothermal vents. When she's not at sea or in front of her computer, she is a force to contend with on the rugby pitch.