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December 20, 2016

Dr. G’s #AGU16 Spotlight – Marcia McNutt and Convergence in the Geosciences

“Convergence” is defined as the integration of engineering, physical sciences, computation, and life sciences in order to bring about profound benefits for health, energy, and environment… It is time for the geosciences to embrace convergence, as our future depends upon it.

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Dr. G’s #AGU16 Spotlight – Extreme climate events from 2015

Event types from 2015 include tropical cyclones, extreme sunshine, nuisance tidal flooding, snowpack
drought, forest fires, and Arctic sea ice extent in addition to heat, cold, precipitation, and drought.

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December 15, 2016

Dr. G’s #AGU16 Spotlight – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell

Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell thanks scientists for all that we do, to stay the course, and to think about how to move forward with our communications

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December 13, 2016

Dr. G’s #AGU16 Spotlight – Prince Albert II of Monaco

Prince Albert II of Monaco voiced his concerns about human impacts on the planet, but shared that it is not too late to act to save our global ocean and to generate planetary stability

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August 31, 2016

Mentors wanted for AGU Sharing Science Mentoring Program

“Just one meeting with your mentee during Fall Meeting… can make a big difference for a graduate student who doesn’t see an opportunity to do research *and* outreach”

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June 22, 2016

June 2016 AGU Meetings Committee

This post details my journey as a member of the AGU Meetings Committee, capturing highlights of what we accomplished during our June 2016 meeting about meetings!

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May 11, 2016

Does membership in an organization “matter” anymore?

Many organizations (dare I suggest all?) are going back and examining the value of membership and what that offers. Engaging students and the Millennials that make up the majority of the workforce (now surpassing Generation X) takes a different approach.

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December 24, 2015

Dr. G’s #AGU15 Spotlight – Mentoring at the Fall Meeting

AGU piloted two new mentoring programs at the 2015 Fall Meeting – one for undergraduate students, one for those interested in science communication. I had the opportunity to participate as a mentor in both programs, and I encourage others t consider doing the same at AGU 2015 (and all year-round!).

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December 17, 2015

Dr. G’s #AGU15 Spotlight – Ignite@AGU

“An evening of insightful and entertaining five-minute presentations by Earth and space scientists!”

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December 16, 2015

Dr. G’s #AGU15 Spotlight – Elon Musk

The 2015 AGU Fall Meeting Presidential Forum featured a Q&A with AGU President Margaret Leinen and Elon Musk

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