News and Announcements
South Pole hosts its first-ever PhD defense
Wednesday January 12, 2022
A PhD student wintering in Antarctica became possibly the first person to successfully defend their dissertation from the South Pole.
Happy New Year!
Tuesday January 11, 2022
Celebrating 2022 with a new South Pole marker.
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