Notes from Nature and Podcast Planning

This semester, I chose to once again visit Zooniverse for virtual volunteering. Instead of choosing service in my field, however, I decided to branch out into the field of science. The project Notes from Nature – Invertebrate Time Machine transcribes older marine invertebrate labels into a database that consolidates the information for research. As a…

Zooniverse Online Volunteering

I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to volunteer through the Zooniverse platform this past semester. With the restrictions revolving around Covid-19, I know for many students and myself it was difficult to find places where we could go to physically give back. So I am so happy that I could still contribute…

Service…Online? :)

Well, here we are again. Another remote semester has been completed for The University of Southern Mississippi students and I could not be happier about it. This last year of remote learning has been full of trials and tribulations, but I feel as if it has shown a lot of the resilience we share as…

Learning What We Can Say to Serve

This past semester, I, Wade Taliancich, served using the online resource called Zooniverse. Working through the different ways to serve, I found my place in a section titled “Boston Phoenix, 1974!” The reason that I chose this particular area to work in is because of my passion for journalism. The project of “Boston Phoenix, 1974!”…

Every Name Counts

Life is so unexpected. An extended Spring Break ultimately became this months-long quarantine that put a halt in my freshman year. The stress of virtual classes and maintaining a somewhat β€œnew-normal” was now all I could think about. When it came to service, my options we are very limited due to obvious reasons regarding the…