April 20, 2017

Helping Students Advocate for the Earth – from InTeGrate

Helping Students Advocate for the Earth - from InTeGrate

There is a new section of the InTeGrate Teaching Sustainability module titled “Helping Students Advocate for the Earth” – explore these resources “for advice on designing courses around issues central to your community in ways that empower students to advocate for the Earth.”

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April 12, 2017

March for Science – will you or won’t you?

March for Science - will you or won't you?

If you are looking for me this Earth Day, I’ll be participating in the March for Science in Philadelphia, sporting my purple AGU March for Science long-sleeve shirt. Where will you be?

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April 5, 2017

Position yourself with an advocacy statement on science and education

Position yourself with an advocacy statement on science and education

Position statements are a resource that does not benefit anyone if they just sit on an organization’s website – the next step is to do something with them.

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March 29, 2017

Articles on women in STEM, March 2016-2017 [Women’s History Month]

Articles on women in STEM, March 2016-2017 [Women's History Month]

Here is just a sampling of journal publications and articles that came out in the past year that discuss women in STEM

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March 23, 2017

Join 500 Women Scientists in supporting #OurEPA [Women’s History Month]

Join 500 Women Scientists in supporting #OurEPA [Women's History Month]

Do you support the EPA? 500 Women Scientists wants us to show our love for @Our_EPA! Write two postcards – one to your regional EPA office, and one to your representative to tell him/her why they should support the EPA.

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March 15, 2017

Making a difference with science-based art [Women’s History Month]

Making a difference with science-based art [Women's History Month]

Mary Capaldi has found a way to take her passion and talent for science art to make a difference for others (people & nature)

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March 8, 2017

Guest post – A Step-by-Step Guide to Academic Puberty: Transitioning from a Graduate Student to a Young Professional

Guest post - A Step-by-Step Guide to Academic Puberty: Transitioning from a Graduate Student to a Young Professional

For the month of March, in honor of Women’s History Month, I am dedicating my weekly blog posts to the outstanding organizations, resources, and inspiring stories about women in STEM. You can view my posts from this year and past years by searching on the tag “Women’s History Month”. This week’s post comes from Robin McLachlan, Ph.D. student at University of Washington’s School of Oceanography. I first met Robin through …

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March 6, 2017

What NOAA means to me, and how to “make it matter” to others

What NOAA means to me, and how to "make it matter" to others

As the only Federal agency charged with water prediction and warning responsibilities, NOAA is uniquely positioned to address water challenges facing the nation – what does this mean, especially with a proposed reduced budget? And how/why should non-scientists care?

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March 1, 2017

“What if female scientists were celebrities?” [Women’s History Month]

"What if female scientists were celebrities?" [Women's History Month]

Dr. Millie Dresselhaus passed away on February 20, but earlier in the month, she became a celebrity beyond our scientific circles

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February 26, 2017

Abstract deadline approaching – 2017 Earth Educators’ Rendezvous

Abstract deadline approaching - 2017 Earth Educators' Rendezvous

The 2017 EER events will include workshops, oral and poster sessions, teaching demonstrations, panel discussions, plenary talks, and working groups. Abstract deadline is March 3rd.

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