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Lectureship honors Ambrose Jearld, Jr. for promoting diversity
The Woods Hole scientific community on Saturday honored Ambrose Jearld, Jr., influential NOAA researcher and SEA overseer, with an annual lectureship in recognition of his efforts to make oceanography and marine biology more accessible to a diverse body of students and research faculty.
The surprise presentation was made at Jearld’s retirement party at Fisher House, Church of the Messiah, in Woods Hole. Jearld retired from NOAA Fisheries Service on Sept. 2 after 38 years of service.
The Ambrose Jearld, Jr. Lecture, established and administered by the Diversity Initiative and Diversity Advisory Committee, will be given every summer in Woods Hole by invited scholars, scientists, and authors. The lectures will begin next summer, coinciding with the biennial John K. Bullard Diversity Award.
C253 Web Blog - 01 June 2014
Having completed their brief shore component at SEAs campus in Woods Hole, the student crew of C253 boarded the SSV Corwith Cramer at 1400 this afternoon. After an initial round of orientations, we departed Dyers Dock at 1700 and headed over to Marthas Vineyard.