July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Upcoming Geoscience Conferences

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Upcoming Geoscience Conferences

NAGB Annual Conference, Atlanta, September 6-9, 2017. http://www.nabg-us.org/ SACNAS National Diversity in STEM conference, Salt Lake City, October 19-21, 2017. http://www.2017sacnas.org/events/2017-sacnas-the-national-diversity-in-stem-conference/event-summary-344a437cdada442d9179834c162b0a21.aspx GSA Annual Meeting, Seattle, October 22-25.  http://community.geosociety.org/gsa2017/home AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, December 11-15. https://fallmeeting.agu.org/2017/ Resources for Future Generations 2018, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 16-21. http://rfg2018.org/  Remember, membership on...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Upcoming Workshop: Mentoring and Diversity in Earth System Science

At the end of the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA, USA, experts in the field of Geoscience and Higher Education will be hosting a workshop focusing on Mentoring and Diversity in Earth System Science. This NSF-funded workshop will explore effective mentoring strategies for mentors as well...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: The Importance of Mentors and Where to Find Them

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: The Importance of Mentors and Where to Find Them

 By Sean Thatcher, Chairman, IAGD Student Community Finding a mentor is something that has been presented to undergraduates since the day they sat through their freshman orientation. Mentors are a great resource that can provide students with important information at their home universities. They can also assist with academic...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Events at the 2017 GSA Annual Meeting

Accessible Field Geology of Western Washington With the need to support students with disabilities working in geoscience field courses, a fully inclusive and accessible field trip will take place on Saturday, October 21 during the 2017 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington. This field trip has three...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Members Making Headlines

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Members Making Headlines

Brett Gilley awarded UBC Killam Teaching Prize Brett Gilley   Brett Gilley (IAGD Director of Membership and Community Engagement) has been awarded a University of British Columbia, Faculty of Sciences, 2016-2017 UBC Killam Teaching Prize. The Killam Teaching Prize is awarded annually to faculty nominated by students, colleagues, and...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: The IAGD in the NSF STEM for All Video Showcase

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: The IAGD in the NSF STEM for All Video Showcase

NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Research & Design for Impact, 2017 stemforall2017.videohall.com/ IAGD GEOPATH Project Group The event showcased cutting-edge NSF-funded work as well as work funded by other federal agencies aimed at improving teaching and learning of STEM for students from underrepresented groups. During the event the...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Smay Receives First IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research (IGER) Award

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Smay Receives First IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research (IGER) Award

  CONGRATULATIONS TO PROFESSOR JESSICA SMAY of San Jose City College on receiving the 2017 IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research (IGER) Award. The award will be presented to Prof. Smay at the IAGD Annual Meeting, Sunday, October 22, at 4:00 P.M. in Seattle, Washington, USA. The IAGD Inclusive...

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July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Foundation Update

July 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Foundation Update

The IAGD Mission has remained the same since 2008: to promote communities of research, instruction, and student support that improves access to the geosciences for individuals with disabilities. Holding true to this mission will permit the IAGD to be instrumental in fostering the development of inclusively designed instructional resources...

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