Category Archives: Amanda Heidt

¡Saludos desde Chile y Global Kelp Systems!

We’re going to take a brief break from highlighting the Habitat Mapping class’s work to talk about another class that just returned from the field: the Global Kelp Systems course held in Las Cruces, Chile! Every other year, a small … Continue reading

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Ms. Scientist Goes to San Francisco

Amanda Heidt of the Invertebrate Molecular Ecology lab was recently selected as the 2018 KQED-CSUMB Fuhs Science Communication Fellow. The Fuhs Family Foundation provided funding for a one year $10,000 scholarship and a paid summer internship at KQED Public Media in … Continue reading

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A Happy Blogiversary! Celeblogtion? Blogchievement?

This year we are celebrating The Drop-In’s ten-year anniversary! That’s ten years of working hard to give our readers a truthful account of what it means to be a student of marine science conducting our work here in the Monterey Bay. … Continue reading

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Micro is King

Hello dear readers. We realize things have been a bit scant lately here at the Drop In, but summer = field season and so many of us at Moss Landing Marine Labs have been off to the far corners of … Continue reading

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Opening Up Open House: a Behind the Scenes Look

If you’ve been following the blog more recently, you’re most likely aware that our Open House is coming up this weekend, April 30-May 1, 8AM-5PM. This event is a huge draw for the community every time we hold it, and … Continue reading

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A Semester (and a Year) Down

By Amanda Heidt, Invertebrate Zoology Lab Funny story: I started writing this blog post a month ago, and then was so blindsided by the fury of end-of-semester squeeze that I’ve only now just gotten around to finishing it. Perhaps you … Continue reading

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First Thoughts From a First Year

Amanda is a first-year graduate student working in the Invertebrate Zoology lab at MLML. She’s here to provide an insider’s opinion on the graduate process beginning with day one. You can follow Amanda on Instagram (@scatter_cushion) for more sciency goings-ons … Continue reading

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