Day: September 10, 2012

Isabella Velicogna

Weighing the Earth’s fate

Using sophisticated satellite technology, Isabella Velicogna documents the ice sheet melt in Greenland and Antarctica. The assistant professor of Earth system science has shown that glaciers are losing mass at an increasing rate — a trend with dire implications for the planet.

National dance groups host summer training

Collaboration that allows students and community members to train with professionals is rare, says organizer Jodie Gates.