The Jenkins Research Team in the News

Equal access: Universities seek to recreate the success of one institution's mentorship programme for minorities in science. Nature. July 24, 2014.

As an alumna of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, Dr. Jenkins describes the benefits of the program that mentors students from minority groups underrepresented in the sciences.


Global warming's 'evil twin': acid oceans. Minnesota Public Radio News. April 14, 2014.

Dr. Jenkins participates in a conversation with MPR News on the effects of ocean acidication on the oceans and what is being done to save them. 


Honoring the Women Who Fight for Our Ocean. Ocean Conservancy. March 31, 2014.

As part of Women's History Month, Dr. Jenkins is featured for her efforts in studying and protecting the oceans. 


A Journey to Extinction: The Disappearance of One of Earth's Ancient Creatures. Klipsun Magazine. June 7, 2013.

Dr. Jenkins' work on sea turtle bycatch reduction and marine-conservation technology is mentioned in this article about the endangered status of leatherback turtles and the fight to bring them back.


Three from UW Named Sloan Research Fellows. The Daily. March 5, 2013.

Dr. Jenkins is featured as one of three UW faculty who were named 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows.


Innovative Blending of Sciences Came Naturally. The Seattle Times. February 25, 2013.

Dr. Jenkins is profiled as one of three UW faculty who were named 2013 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellows. The article focuses on her innovative blends of natural science and social science and of art and science.


The Human Side of Climate Change. University of Washington Foundation. February 25, 2013.

Rachel Aronson is featured in this article about how her thesis will build a case for stronger global warming legislation with personal stories from Alaskans.


Three Faculty Members Named Sloan Research Fellows. UW Today. February 19, 2013.

Dr. Jenkins is among 126 recipients (only 6 of which are awarded in ocean sciences) of Sloan Research Fellowships, announced today (Feb. 19) by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
According to the foundation, the fellowships “are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders.”