Ocean Currents 12/15/20

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Ocean Currents is a weekly bulletin of news and upcoming events for the UW School of Oceanography. If you have news or stories to contribute, please contact Su Tipple.


Congratulations, newly minted Doctor Angie Boysen, on your successful Ph.D. defense. 

We have two more defenses this week. Both will defend on Wednesday, December 16—Isaiah Bolden at 10:00am and Justin Penn at 1:00pm. 

To all our Ocean students, congratulations on wrapping up another quarter in 2020. Good luck with your finals and get some rest over break. 

Virtual Holiday Events

This second event is our "Elf" watch party complete with packets of the major food groups; candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup. Don't miss out! Thursday, December 17, 7-9 p.m. This is the Zoom link.

Afloat: Work/Life Balance

Each week we highlight some of the personal accomplishments submitted by your fellow oceanographers. If you'd like to be highlighted for a personal accomplishment, please email Michelle Townsend at mtown@uw.edu.

Need Help?

As we adjust to a difficult new normal, how to help ourselves and others can be unclear. Here’s a resource provided by the UW that may be of help: Working during COVID-19/Caring for self and family/Self care.

Per Governor Inslee's press conference, a list of new COVID restrictions can be found here
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