Massive, Open and Online: MOOC Science Courses Provide Enhanced Accessibliity

Dr. Kathleen Nicoll, Associate Professor of Geography at the University of Utah, and Director of Foundations for the International Association for Geoscience Diversity (IAGD) was recently quoted in the Scientific American article: “Students Say Online Courses Enrich On-Campus Learning” describing the benefits of Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs,...

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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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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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Atchison receives best student paper award from Geology and Society Division of GSA

Minneapolis, MN – The Geology and Society division is pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 Best Student Paper Awards. They are Jimmy Randolph of the University of Minnesota and Christopher Atchison of Ohio State University (now a faculty member at Georgia State University). Each will receive public...

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Presidential Proclamation–National Disability Employment Awareness Month

NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH, 2011 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Utilizing the talents of all Americans is essential for our Nation to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world.  During National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we recognize the skills that...

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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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