January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Upcoming Events

6. Upcoming Events 13-14 March GSA South-Central Section Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA https://www.geosociety.org/sc-mtg T9: Fostering Cultures of Deliberate Inclusion in Geosciences (IAGD Sponsored) 19-21 March GSA Northeastern/North-Central Joint Section Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, USA https://www.geosociety.org/nc-mtg T11: Improving Undergraduate STEM Education and Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences—How Are We Doing?...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: GEOPATH Accessible Field Project

5. GEOPATH Accessible Field Project The IAGD is partnering with researchers on an NSF-funded project to examine new approaches to making field work more accessible for students with physical disabilities. In May of 2016, students from colleges and universities all over the US participated in a week-long research trip...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Review of 2016 Annual Meeting at GSA Denver

4. Review of 2016 Annual Meeting at GSA Denver The IAGD was well represented at GSA’s annual meeting in Denver Colorado this past September. We sponsored a session entitled “Supporting Diverse Student Populations: Innovations and Strategies for Student Success”, chaired by Wendi W.J. Williams and Rene Shroat-Lewis. The session...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research Award

3. IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research Award The IAGD Inclusive Geoscience Education and Research (IGER) Awards recognize outstanding efforts in promoting, developing, and/or implementing inclusive instruction & research that encourages active engagement and participation of students and practitioners with disabilities in the geosciences. Recipients of these awards share...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Foundation Update

January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Foundation Update

2. IAGD Foundation Update The IAGD Mission has remained the same since 2008: to promote communities of research, instruction, and student support that improves access to the geosciences for individuals with disabilities. Holding true to this mission will permit the IAGD to be instrumental in fostering the development of...

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January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Greetings from the Executive Director

January 2017 IAGD Newsletter: Greetings from the Executive Director

1. Greetings from the Executive Director Dear Friends and Colleagues of the IAGD Community, I hope this finds you all doing well and working towards a successful year. The IAGD Executive Committee has been busy planning for the new year, and we are looking forward to many great things....

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Accessible Geoscience Job Board

10. Accessible Geoscience Job Board Looking for accessible employment in the geosciences? The most updated list of positions are posted on our website in our forum and blog. Have an accessible geoscience job to promote? Add it to our forum!   The IAGD Executive Committee has an IMMEDIATE OPENING...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Access and Inclusion Resources

9. Access and Inclusion Resources IAGD Accessible Instruction Workshop  The IAGD is pleased to continue offering the Accessible Instruction Workshop. This workshop is a professional development program, providing inclusive instructional training to geoscience instructors and graduate-level teaching assistants. This program can be designed to fit the needs of your...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: Accessible Hydrology Field Course

8. Accessible Hydrology Field Course »Deep Portage Hydrology Camp  University of Minnesota In collaboration with the IAGD, the University of Minnesota is working to make its Hydrogeology Field Camp fully accessible to students with disabilities. This three week summer program takes place in beautiful Minneapolis, on the UMN campus,...

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July 2016 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Community Experiences

7. IAGD Community Experiences »Tactile Resources Broaden Participation  Edinboro University Planetarium This brief highlight is on the efforts being made by David Hurd, faculty member in the Geoscience Department and Director at the Edinboro University Planetarium (EUP) in Pennsylvania. David has worked directly with NASA for about 15 years...

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