Amanda Grannas is Now Vice Provost for Research at Villanova University

This video clip describes expanding the Arcticstories.net website with present-day interviews with former interviewees in order to learn about the drastic changes in the Arctic over the past several years. Dr. Grannas, now Vice Provost & Chief Research Officer and Professor of Chemistry at Villanova University, speaks about how her role has changed from active fieldwork in Alaska to now sending her students off to do their own research. She also discusses with Pete Lourie and Paul Shepson, co-founders of the website, her current role as Vice Provost for Research at Villanova University and how Dr. Grannas has shifted focus to coaching and mentoring faculty members as well as students. She reflects on the importance of science communication and the joy she feels in seeing former students continue in the field of Arctic research.