US President Proclaims International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2012

Presidential Proclamation — International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2012 Please see below for a proclamation from President Obama on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities: BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Americans have always understood that each of us is entitled to...

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New Study Released on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Participation among College Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder

A new SRI-led study finds that people with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are significantly more likely to choose STEM majors, if they attend college. The study also paints the first picture of college enrollment and participation in STEM majors for young adults with ASDs, compared with their peers in...

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Recent IAGD events at the 2012 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Recent IAGD events at the 2012 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

The IAGD network continued to build at GSA 2012 in Charlotte NC. Before the conference, a short course titled Instructional Approaches to Access, Accommodation, and Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the Geosciences was presented by IAGD members Chris Atchison, Brett Gilley and Gina Ceylan. In the course participants...

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Provost’s Postdoctoral Research Scientist/Scholar Program

Palisades, NY – Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University invites applications for the Provost’s Postdoctoral Research Scientist/Scholar Program. The goal of this program is to enhance the recruitment of outstanding postdoctoral scholars from underrepresented groups to more closely reflect the composition of the national pool of qualified candidates. The...

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Tactile sculpture unveiled at Mammoth Cave National Park Visitor Center

Mammoth Cave, KY –  As part of the new visitor center exhibits at Mammoth Cave National Park, artist Matthew Gray Palmer has created a tactile representation of a selection of  passages in the vicinity of the Historic Tour route at the cave.  “The goal of the piece is to...

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Short course on creating access to the geosciences for students with disabilities to be held at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Charlotte, NC.

Course #508. Instructional Approaches to Access, Accommodation, and Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in the Geosciences. Sat., 3 Nov., 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Room 501. UNC Charlotte Center City, 320 East 9th Street.  Map & Directions Cost:  US$35; includes lunch. Participants will be reimbursed for the expense of the short...

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