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Nalini Nadkarni featured in BioScience, BioScience Talks

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Dr. Nalini Nadkarni has been featured for the “In Their Own Words” column of a recent issue of BioScience.

These pieces chronicle the stories of scientists who have made great contributions to their fields, particularly within the biological sciences.

In this interview, Nalini talks about her circuitous journey – from when she was nine years old in Bethesda, Maryland, creating a lifelong relationship with climbing trees, to now being at the University of Utah as the Director of many programs providing crucial educational opportunities for the incarcerated as an emeritus scholar of ecology.

You can read this interview here — In Their Own Words: Nalini Nadkarni

You can listen to the podcast version of this interview here– BioScience Talks episode 106



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Nalini recently appeared in a two part series called RESILIENCE in Resilience Quarterly, co-produced by the Urban Systems Lab at the New School.

In part one, Moss in Prisons, Nalini describes her work to provide scientists with the opportunities to provide research lectures and conservation projects to people in correctional institutions.

In part two, Tapestry Thinking, Nalini discusses her framework to forge and maintain active dialogue with partners such as incarcerated individuals, faith-based groups, urban youth, and many others.