2018 IGER Awardee for Inclusive Teaching or Research – Dr. Linda Reinen

2018 IGER Awardee for Inclusive Teaching or Research - Dr. Linda Reinen

Every year, the IAGD honors those who are going above and beyond to include all students in their classes and research experiences. This month, Dr. Linda Reinen from Pomona College has been named the 2018 IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research Awardee. Dr. Reinen’s commitment to inclusive design is...

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Geological Society signs Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

GSL Executive Secretary Edmund Nickless and Council member Natalyn Ala signing the declaration (Image credit: GSL)

By Sarah Day, Geological Society of London Writer  (@geowriter) The Geological Society has today made a commitment to improving diversity within the geosciences by signing the Science Council’s Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. The Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion brings together the Geological Society with other learned and professional...

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IAGD Events at the 2014 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting

Accessible Field Trip Group (image credit (www.theIAGD.org)

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...

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Course Opens International Field Research to College Students with Disabilities

Stawamus Chief Mountain (photo by Brett Gilley)

A UC researcher leads the trip that ends with participation in the Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting. By: Dawn Fuller Phone: (513) 556-1823 A group of 15 graduate and undergraduate college students from the U.S. and Canada are packing for an adventure they’ve never had before – a chance...

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“On to the Future” – GSA Seeks to Increase Diversity in the Geosciences

The Geological Society of America (GSA) is excited to announce that the On To the Future (OTF) Program is now accepting applications for the 2014 program. On To the Future is a grass roots initiative of The Geological Society of America (GSA) to provide partial-funding for diverse students to...

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The IAGD Celebrates Five Years

The IAGD Celebrates Five Years

In November of 2008, a national advisory group was established to reverse a noticeable trend in the underrepresentation of individuals with disabilities in the geoscience profession. This advisory group was built around stakeholders in the geosciences, science education, disabilities education and members of various research organizations. The advisory was...

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A Final Review of the IAGD Events at the 2013 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting

A Final Review of the IAGD Events at the 2013 Geological Society of America (GSA) Annual Meeting

The IAGD network continued to build momentum in Denver, CO, USA at the 125th Anniversary Annual Meeting of GSA.  A lot has happened since our first official meeting in Charlotte, NC, USA last year: an approved Constitution and By-laws, an elected Executive Committee, being formally recognized as an Associated...

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Minutes of the 2013 IAGD General Meeting

Minutes of the IAGD General Meeting October 27, 2013, 4:00 pm, Denver, CO   Note:  A follow-up to this meeting will be conducted virtually on December 20, 2013.  Access information to this webinar will be made available during the first week of December.  Executive Committee in Attendance: Christopher Atchison,...

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IAGD Membership Elects New Executive Counselors

The IAGD would like to welcome our newly elected Executive Counselors!  Gretchen Miller, Geology Instructor in the Natural Science Department at Wake Technical Community College (Wake Tech), Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.  Caitlin Callahan, Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Geological Sciences at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA....

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ED Awards Funding to Help Individuals With Disabilities Purchase Assistive Technology

The U.S. Department of Education announced yesterday the award of $1.9 million in grants to organizations in California, Missouri and Washington to help individuals with disabilities purchase the assistive technology they need. Under the Assistive Technology Alternative Financing Program, the funds will be used to help people with disabilities...

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