Accessible Field Trip On Saturday, October 18, thirty-five geoscience faculty and students from across the US, Canada, the UK and New Zealand came together to participate in the first fully accessible geology field trip offered at the Geological Society of America annual meeting: Field Trip 416, Full Access to...
Geoscience Graduates in High Demand: Increasing Need for Advanced Access and Inclusion in Geoscience Training?
According to the latest Status of the Geoscience Workforce Report from the American Geoscience Institute, released May 2014, jobs requiring training in the geosciences continue to be lucrative and in-demand. Even with increased enrollment and graduation from geoscience programs, the data still project a shortage of around 135,000 geoscientists...
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...
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...
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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