How this joyous photo that went viral in 2014 inspired a documentary film
New York Times Women in the World , February 15, 2017
I wrote about the photograph that inspired the short film "Breakthrough: Snapshots from Afar" - which is the 2nd film in the SciFri/HHMI series "Breakthrough: Portraits of Women in Science'.
'Invisible Ocean' wins the Sylvia Earle Ocean Conservation Award!
My Hero International Film Festival , November 16, 2016
New series - Breakthrough: Portraits of Women in Science
SciTech Now, September 09, 2016
Thrilled to join Hari Sreenivasan on SciTech Now to announce Science Friday's new series 'BREAKTHROUGH: Portraits of Women in Science'!
The Women of The Explorers Club Celebrate Expeditions to the Ocean Depths
New York Times - Women In The World, March 15, 2016
Emily Driscoll and fellow co-chairs are quoted in the article. Excerpt: "The annual event’s 1,200 guests, from around the world, were dressed to the nines in a mix of black-tie and explorer outfits, prepped to celebrate expeditions to the ocean depths — one of the last uncharted areas of the earth. Luminaries, that included oceanographers Sylvia Earle and Walter Munk, rubbed shoulders with young explorers just beginning their careers."
Emily Driscoll is a co-chair of the 2016 Explorers Club Annual Dinner
The Explorers Club , March 12, 2016
Emily Driscoll, Gaelin Rosenwaks and Nancy Rosenthal are co-chairs of the 112th Explorers Club Annual Dinner celebrating, 'OCEANS: Current of Life' (March 12, 2016 at the Waldorf Astoria). Our oceans are at a critical juncture; they are one of our last unexplored frontiers and are in need of protection from human impact. This year’s ECAD will celebrate the cutting-edge science and exploration happening in our oceans while highlighting projects aimed to preserve and protect vital marine ecosystems. Awardees are legendary Polar scientist Dr. Frederick Roots, medical doctor and ocean explorer Joseph MacInnis, Archeoastronomer Edmundo Edwards, and field explorer Constance Difede.
Lollipops and Fluid Dynamics!
PBS's SciTech Now , January 14, 2016
Emily Driscoll speaks with Hari Sreenivasan about her new Science Friday video on lollipops and fluid dynamics, which also tackles the age-old question- 'how many licks to the center of a lollipop?'
EMILY DRISCOLL AND 'BRILLIANT DARKNESS' WINS J-WAVE AWARD AT SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA IN TOKYO
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia, June 04, 2015
"Emily Driscoll won the J-Wave Award (Listener’s Choice Award) for her short film “Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru In the Night” (USA) which was filmed here in Japan." - Source: http://www.shortshorts.org/2015/topics/news/en/3146
WLIW's 'Long Island Screening Room' episode featuring 'ShellShocked' and 'Invisible Ocean' wins NY EMMY!
58th NY Emmy® Awards, May 02, 2015
The episode of WLIW21 New York's 'Long Island Screening Room' that featured 'ShellShocked' and 'Invisible Ocean', plus Emily Driscoll's discussion with Diane Masciale about making the films, won a NY EMMY May 2, 2015 for best ENVIRONMENT: PROGRAM/SPECIAL!! Congratulations Liz Muentes, Rebecca Fasanello and Diane Masciale.
Emily Driscoll on the cover of Networking Magazine!
Networking Magazine, March 09, 2015
PBS's SciTech Now, March 03, 2015
Hari Sreenivasan and Emily Driscoll discuss firefly conservation and the making of "Brilliant Darkness: Hotaru in the Night"
'LONG ISLAND SCREENING ROOM: SHELLSHOCKED & INVISIBLE OCEAN' NOMINATED FOR NY EMMY!
THE 58TH ANNUAL NEW YORK EMMY® AWARDS, February 11, 2015
The episode of WLIW's 'Long Island Screening Room' that features 'ShellShocked', 'Invisible Ocean', and an interview with Emily Driscoll, received a New York Emmy nomination in the category of ENVIRONMENT: PROGRAM/SPECIAL
Restoring Oysters to Protect Us From the Next Superstorm Sandy
THIRTEEN's Metrofocus, September 03, 2014
Just before 7 a.m. on a summer morning is pretty much the perfect time to get out into the water – and gather some oysters. But these oysters, gathered from the mouth of the Bronx River, are not for dinner. They’re for science.
'Masterpiece in a Mill Town' tells story of Fitchburg Art Museum
Sentinel & Enterprise, July 30, 2013
The Fitchburg Art Museum has always held a special place in Emily Driscoll's heart. Though Driscoll, now 32 and a resident of New York City, left her native Fitchburg when she was 7, she remembered, nearly 25 years later, the welcoming feeling the small museum gave her.
No Longer "SHELLSHOCKED," New Yorkers Fight to Get Their Oysters Back
NRDC's OnEarth Magazine, October 17, 2012
Nineteenth-century New York City was an oyster lover’s paradise. One-cent food carts shucked tasty morsels on the spot.
Award-Winning Documentary "SHELLSHOCKED" Details wild oyster reefs' destruction
Toronto Star, April 23, 2012
A shimmering mound of Atlantic oysters chills atop shaved ice, shucked and inviting, lining a platter at a downtown Toronto gathering.