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A Summer of Science on the Sea

A Summer of Science on the Sea

It’s no surprise that the Summer Student Fellowship program at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) is one of the most sought-after gigs for undergraduate science majors around the world. It’s […]

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The WHOI Marine Mammal Center Is Born …

The WHOI Marine Mammal Center Is Born ...

The WHOI Marine Mammal Center Is Born …

A new center has been established at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to pursue research on marine mammal behavior, physiology, and health, and […]

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A Diversity of Geoscientists

A Diversity of Geoscientists

The statistics are stark: From 1973 to 2003, only 313 Hispanic Americans, 135 African Americans, and 49 Native Americans earned Ph.D. degrees in geosciences. That’s a sprinkle in the ocean […]

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The Airplane That Studied the Ocean

The Airplane That Studied the Ocean

Airplanes don’t typically come to mind when people think of ocean science. But for 25 years, beginning in 1945, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) maintained five planes for research. Ed […]

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WHOI Announces Completion of Comprehensive Campaign

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has successfully completed its “Depth of Leadership” campaign, the Institution’s Board of Trustees recently announced, with $194.6 million raised over the past nine years. […]

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Air France Flight 447 Updates

WHOI-Led Team Locates Wreckage of Air France 447

The WHOI-led team searching in the Atlantic Ocean for the wreckage of Air France flight 447, which crashed in 2009, has confirmed locating […]

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Susan Avery Takes the Helm at WHOI

Susan Avery Takes the Helm at WHOI

With the first hints of autumn reaching Woods Hole last October, change of a different sort was in the air. On the same day that Harvard University trumpeted the installation […]

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Capital Campaign Heads into Homestretch

Capital Campaign Heads into Homestretch

With $180 million already committed, the WHOI $200 million Depth of Leadership campaign has reached 90 percent of its goal, heading into its final year.

“This is a remarkable achievement, thanks […]

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OceanInsights for the Blind

OceanInsights for the Blind

WHOI physical oceanographer Amy Bower brought along a few extraordinary passengers when she set out to the Labrador Sea aboard the research vessel Knorr in September: Kate Fraser, a science […]

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WHOI Earns Reaccreditation

WHOI Earns Reaccreditation

WHOI has been reaccredited as a degree-granting institution by the organization responsible for accrediting New England colleges and universities.

The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association […]

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Will Lead Partnership to Establish Coastal and Global Observatories for Ocean Observatories Initiative

The Joint Oceanographic Institutions (JOI) has awarded a $97.7 million contract to an academic partnership led by the WHOI to support the development, installation, and initial operation of the coastal and global components of the National Science Foundation?s Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The WHOI partnership includes Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, and Oregon State University?s College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences.

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