Faculty development opportunity to be held at the 34th IGC in Brisbane, Australia, August 5, 2012

Upcoming professional development opportunity focused on access and inclusion in Geoscience courses.  This course is being offered at NO COST to participants. To be presented at the 34th International Geoscience Congress in Brisbane, Australia, and again at the 2012 Geological Society of America annual meeting in Charlotte, NC, USA.  More details...

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Field “sight” experiences: Petrology field trip with IAGD member Gina Ceylan


Columbia, MO – Recently, Gina Ceylan, IAGD member and blind doctoral student at the University of Missouri participated in a petrology field trip and documented her experience through pictures and the following story: Although challenging, field studies are among my most engaging and treasured geological experiences.  Last weekend I...

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IAGD collaborative presented at the 40th anniversary of the International Geoscience Programme in Paris, France

Paris, France – A new collaborative effort between the IAGD and the International Union for Geological Sciences Commission on Geoscience Education, Training and Technology Transfer (IUGS/COGE) has been presented at the 40th anniversary meeting of the International Geoscience Programme (IGCP) , 22 February 1012.  This collaborative was initially proposed...

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Increased demand for U.S. geoscientists also suggests need for increased access to geoscience programs for students with disabilites

Boulder, CO, USA – A recent American Geosciences Institute workforce evaluation estimates that by 2021, some 150,000 to 220,000 geoscience jobs will need to be filled. The AGI report notes that at current graduation rates, most of these jobs will not be able to be filled by U.S. citizens....

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