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Catch up on the latest news from SOI and our network of alumni and partners. Hear about upcoming events, and meet educators and students from our past and upcoming expeditions.

SOI Educator Q&A with Barbara Peutler

SOI Educator Q&A with Barbara Peutler

As expeditioners make their way back home, in many cases crossing two or more continents, we'd like to spotlight a few of the fantastic educators who made the...

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Q&A with Beth Ann Smith

Q&A with Beth Ann Smith

With only two days left until the first of members of the expedition team meet up in Toronto, we'd like to introduce you to yet another incredible team member,...

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What are the Antarctic 2014 students most excited about?

What are the Antarctic 2014 students most excited about?

With the expedition launch only three days away, it's hard to imagine just how excited the students are. After all, they're about to embark upon the journey of...

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Q&A with expedition doctor Katherine Breen

Q&A with expedition doctor Katherine Breen

One of the most essential expedition team members is the doctor and SOI is privileged to have Katherine Breen onboard this year's Antarctic expedition! She may...

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SOI educator Q&A with Richard Ryan

SOI educator Q&A with Richard Ryan

Every year Students on Ice invites different artists onboard our expeditions to inspire students creatively and give a different perspective to many of the...

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U of A student’s Antarctic expedition explores climate change

U of A student’s Antarctic expedition explores climate change

Edmonton Journal Published: December 17, 2014 Reporter: David Nixon Photo (c) Shaughn Butts   EDMONTON - A University of Alberta student...

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Olle Carlsson reflects on his career at the ends of the earth

Olle Carlsson reflects on his career at the ends of the earth

Olle Carlsson is another integral part of the SOI Antarctic expedition team. He drives zodiacs, gives presentations on Antarctic history and his expedition...

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Packing for Antarctica: What the 2014 students are bringing

Packing for Antarctica: What the 2014 students are bringing

Besides the more obvious essentials -- gloves, gravol, waterproof gear -- we asked the Antarctic 2014 students, what's the most interesting item on their...

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What’s your favourite penguin species?

What’s your favourite penguin species?

We asked the students getting ready for the Antarctic 2014 expedition which species of penguin is their favourite.   " My favorite penguin is...

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18-year-old Indian student chosen for Antarctic expedition

18-year-old Indian student chosen for Antarctic expedition

The Time of India June 2, 2014 PUNE: Zareen Cheema was barely eight when she first saw photographs of aurora australis in all its glory. Since then, it has...

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