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New Antarctic Research Vessel Webpage

New Antarctic Research Vessel Webpage

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Monday September 12, 2022

The new Future USAP Antarctic Research Vessel (ARV) pages will provide information on the current preliminary vessel design, expected vessel capabilities, frequently asked questions, and more.


NSF Awards $4 million for a National Polar Education and Arts Program

NSF Awards $4 million for a National Polar Education and Arts Program

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Thursday September 08, 2022

The U.S. National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs and the Directorate for Education and Human Resources have awarded $4 million to Oregon State University to facilitate and manage the Polar Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (Polar STEAM) initiative.


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Aug
31
2022

The NSF Office of Polar Programs awards $3.3 million to early-career scientists

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In the second year of the OPP Postdoctoral Research Fellowship program, 11 grants have been made representing the Arctic and Antarctic community


Aug
25
2022

Results from the U.S. Antarctic Program's Sexual Assault and Harassment Needs Assessment

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NSF's Office of Polar Programs (OPP) enlisted subject matter experts to examine sexual harassment and sexual assault in the USAP Community and identify corrective actions for concerns revealed by interviews and surveys.


Jul
21
2022

McMurdo Station parade celebrates July 4

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Residents of McMurdo Station took part in the sixth-annual Independence Day parade earlier this month, a demonstration of their creativity and commitment to fun at the midpoint of the long Antarctic winter.


Jun
22
2022

Antarctic stations celebrate Midwinter's Day

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In Antarctica, the winter solstice marks the halfway point of the harsh, cold, dark winter. Since the time of the early explorers, those who work in Antarctica during the long polar night have celebrated Midwinter's Day, a unique and special holiday for the southernmost continent.


Jun
10
2022

Job Opportunity: Facilities Manager, Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics Section

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The NSF Office of Polar Programs is hiring a Facilities Manager in the Section for Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics (AIL).


Apr
07
2022

Recordings of live chats with researchers in Antarctica

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You can now watch both of our live chats on the NSF YouTube channel playlist.


Jan
12
2022

South Pole hosts its first-ever PhD defense

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A PhD student wintering in Antarctica became possibly the first person to successfully defend their dissertation from the South Pole.


Jan
11
2022

Happy New Year!

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Celebrating 2022 with a new South Pole marker.


Jan
07
2022

Dec
10
2021

Turkey Trot brings holiday cheer to McMurdo Station

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More than 90 Antarcticans participated in this year's Turkey Trot, an annual 5K race that takes place on Thanksgiving at McMurdo Station.


Dec
03
2021

Happy Thanksgiving from Antarctica!

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Over the weekend, deployed personnel were able to celebrate Thanksgiving with their friends on the ice.



Nov
18
2021

U.S. Antarctic stations celebrate Polar Pride Day

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Polar Pride Day celebrates the LGBTQ+ individuals who support and conduct polar research. Polar Pride demonstrates the international commitment to supporting and enhancing diversity in polar research.


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