Artist, professor combine arts and sciences in deep sea

For Samantha Joye and Rebecca Rutstein, the point where the arts, the sciences and the humanities meet is thousands of meters beneath the sea. Read more…

Out of the darkness - light in the sea of cortez

Dr. Samantha Joye and artist Rebecca Rutstein embark together on a deep sea expedition in November 2018 to the Gulf of California (Sea of Cortez) with a group of scientists aboard the R/V Atlantis. While the scientists study hydrothermal vents and the unique carbon-cycling processes occurring in Mexico’s Guaymas Basin in the Sea of Cortez, Rutstein will set up her studio on the ship and create new works inspired by the data they’re collecting in real time. Read more…

Professor explores brine pools on ocean floor in documentary

Samantha Joye, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Arts and Sciences, is one of the very few humans who have seen the mysterious brine pools of the ocean floor, and her expertise informs the new BBC documentary, "Planet Earth: Blue Planet II." Read more...

BBC's Planet Earth: Blue Planet II Features Deep Ocean Research and Scientists

"Magical discovery moments" is how Dr. Samantha "Mandy" Joye describes scenes at the bottom of the ocean. Now, thanks to the BBC-produced documentary series Blue Planet II, we can get a glimpse of these discovery moments and join discussions about the ocean's important. Read more...

This badass woman explores the deep sea to help us save it

Samantha Joye has been exploring the deep sea for more than 20 years. The microbiologist at the University of Georgia has seen what can happen when this hidden part of our world is not protected. Read more...