Expanding Geoscience Diversity through Simulated Field Environments for Students with Physical Disabilities

Institution: Georgia State University Primary Contact or Project Principal Investigator: Christopher Atchison, Co-Investigator Contact Information: catchison@gsu.edu, 404.413.5789 Project Description: The proposed effort seeks to address the problem of limited inclusion for the mobility impaired to participate in field experiences required in the geosciences curriculum. This underrepresented community has been...

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New NSF OEDG Funding!

Columbus, OH – Congratulations to the project team of Don Stredney, Chris Atchison, Alan Price, Karen Irving, and Rick Toomey on the most recent funding for the OEDG Track 1 proposal “Expanding Geoscience Diversity through Simulated Field Environments for Students with Physical Disabilities”.  This $202,744 grant will progress the...

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Gina Ceylan wins Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

Gina Ceylan wins Chancellor's Award for Excellence

Columbia, MO – Gina Ceylan, a doctoral student in science education, has won a 2011 Graduate Student Leadership Award. Part of the Chancellor’s Excellence Awards program, the Graduate Student Leadership Award honors graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to the campus or the community through their involvement in...

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Ohio’s STEM Ability Alliance (OSAA) Scholar Presents at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Ohio's STEM Ability Alliance (OSAA) Scholar Presents at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Denver, CO – Jacob Brewer, an undergraduate Human Factors Psychology student at Wright State University presented his recent field experience in a paper entitled “STEM Field Education: Increasing interest among Students with Disabilities through Geoscience Education” at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America held in Denver,...

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