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A traumatic lead

David Shiffman remains in the lead for the 2011 Blogging Scholarship, but there’s been a shake-up over the last few days and a new challenger is climbing the ranks. Let’s make sure this upstart doesn’t climb much higher.

David after his first semester exams, eight years ago. Also, what I imagine he looks like after seeing the weekend shake-up.

David after his first semester exams, eight years ago. Also, what I imagine he looks like after seeing the weekend shake-up.


Deep-sea biologist, population/conservation geneticist, backyard farm advocate. The deep sea is Earth's last great wilderness.


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