IAGD Sponsored Events at the 2013 AGU Fall Meeting

The IAGD is pleased to announce sponsorship for the following poster session being held during the 2013 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California. We are excited to announce that this session is also being sponsored by every AGU division. ED019. Expanding Diversity in the Geosciences by...

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GSA Pledges to Support Student Diversity at the 2013 Annual Meeting in Denver

Celebrating its 125th anniversary, the Geological Society of America (GSA) has established a grassroots initiative On To the Future (OTF), aimed at providing partial-funding for 125 diverse students to attend their first GSA Annual Meeting, October 27-30, in Denver, Colorado.  GSA is  this year. Many GSA members describe their first...

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IAGD becomes an Associated Society of GSA

On April 28, 2013, The International Association of Geoscience Diversity (IAGD) became an Associated Society of the Geological Society of America (GSA). This is a large step in the recognition of access and inclusion for students and scientists with disabilities and a huge boost of progressive thinking and planning...

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Join the IAGD Global Network

The IAGD is actively working to expand the global network of members, resources, and research.   Please encourage colleagues from institutions in any of the US locations listed below as well as any colleagues from international institutions to join the network of resources and research that promote accessibility to and...

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National Science Foundation Releases 2013 Report on Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment. The formal report, now in the form of a digest, is issued every 2 years. The current digest, along...

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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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