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Cruising Big Blue ’17: I Need to Explore

InFORM undergrad research assisitant, Annaliese Meyer at her bench on the Laurier.

by Annaliese Meyer

One snowy, early morning in January of this year, I was sitting in a first-year Earth and Oceans Sciences class, clinging to my coffee cup for dear life. My professor, Dr. John Dower, then began saying something that completely dispelled any need for caffeine: he was describing the opportunities for undergraduates on research cruises. Wow, I thought, this is something I absolutely need to explore. I had never before considered that I might be able to go out to sea during my undergrad, but the possibility was suddenly real. Continue reading Cruising Big Blue ’17: I Need to Explore