Three new members have joined the Laboratory’s Board of Trustees—former president and CEO of the Consortium of Ocean Leadership Robert Gagosian, founder and chair of Women Working for Oceans Barbara Burgess, and chair emeritus of the New England Aquarium, R. William Burgess, Jr.
Sixteen Maine high school juniors will spend May 17-21 at Bigelow Laboratory learning about ocean science research. Working side-by-side with scientists, they will go on a research cruise, conduct experiments, and analyze results as part of the 26th annual Keller BLOOM Program.
The National Science Foundation awarded $123,380 to Bigelow Laboratory to support ten students in its “Undergraduate Research Experience in the Gulf of Maine and the World Ocean” this year. Directed by Dr. David M. Fields, the grant was renewed for five years, supporting ten students each year.