Life in an Antarctic Research Station

It is the Austral Summer. It is travel season for those making their ways to Antarctic research stations. There are a number of scientists, students and even an artist or two who have recorded their experiences. Yes, there are bloggers in Antarctica. You think you have a shaky Internet connection? Try blogging from Antarctica. Making the Journey ...more

Jerri Nielsen FitzGerald, R.I.P.

  In the middle of some big celebrity deaths -- Ed McMahon, Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson -- I want to take a minute and talk about the death of Dr. Jerri Nielsen FitzGerald. ...more

WVFC Talks with Katherine McNamara- Poet and Adventurer

Katherine McNamara started crashing people’s expectations early – peeling off to Paris in the middle of a Cornell history Ph.D. and learning she was a poet, striking out for Alaska just as the oil boom was ending; founding one of the first prestigious literary magazines published entirely on the Internet. ...more