Helen Walter, Ph.D.

Scientist, Educator & Underwater Enthusiast

Mills College, Oakland, CA

Scientist & Educator

Known for interactive teaching that spans multiple modalities and encourages student critical thinking, participation and enthusiasm. Organized, detail-oriented, and conscientious individual able to prioritize effectively to accomplish multiple objectives with creativity, enthusiasm and sensitivity. 

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Mills College Alternative Spring Break

In Spring 2018 I led students and staff members to Roatan, Honduras. While there we worked with the Roatan Institute of Marine Sciences to learn about Marine Conservation. In Spring 2019, we will be returning. Stay tuned!

Classroom and Pool Work!

Before getting in the pool, students need to learn about the physics and physiology of diving. They need to know how to calculate safe limits as well as safety procedures.[…]

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Gearing Up!

One of the largest logistical pieces is ensuring all of students are trained Scuba divers. Some already are, but for the others our trip¬† really begins with getting them PADI[…]

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Our Destination!

Our trip is going to take us from our home in California – Mills College – to Roatan in Honduras.¬† We will be there for one week during our Spring[…]

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Underwater Enthusiast

BSAC Advanced Diver (CMAS 3 star), and Instructor


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