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10 December 2021

Reading books from diverse authors – a campus program that builds an earth science curriculum

My continuing work with my URGE pod to be actively anti-racist in the geoscience classroom has me reflecting even more on the role of books/essays written by diverse authors and the impact these words can have on students as well as the overall curriculum

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30 September 2021

Mentoring365 adds partners to help fill gaps essential for a successful career within and beyond academia

These 10 organizations are focused on increasing student and early career researcher opportunities that may have been disrupted by COVID-19 through Mentoring365 program.

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8 September 2021

AGU’s Ethics and Equity Center wins ASAE Power of A award

AGU is excited to receive the 2021 Power of A award, having previously won two Power of A awards in 2020 for its Centennial programs and in 2019 for the Thriving Earth Exchange.

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16 August 2021

Unlearning Racism in Geoscience (URGE) — one pod leader’s experience

A group of two-year college faculty came together for the URGE program and generated a document of approaches and action items to deepen the knowledge and to implement strategies needed for the participation of BIPOC students and faculty in the geosciences.

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24 June 2021

Special podcast episodes explore allyship and DEI at AGU

Today, I am excited to announce the release of two more special podcast episodes exploring allyship and diversity, equity and inclusion featuring conversations with Billy Williams, AGU executive vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and Lisa White, director of education and outreach at the Museum of Paleontology at the University of California, Berkeley, chair of AGU’s diversity and inclusion advisory committee and an Eos science advisor.

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12 May 2021

AGU announces update to its name change policy

AGU is pleased to announce an update to its corrections policy to allow for more flexibility around author name changes in our publications to better align with our values of diversity, equity and inclusion.

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3 May 2021

Special podcast episode on allyship

In our special “Third Pod from the Sun” episode, featuring AGU Vice President of Meetings Lauren Parr and AGU Vice President of Science Policy and Government Relations Lexi Shultz, we talk about what is AGU, as an organization, doing to serve as an ally when it comes to our meetings and public policy.

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29 April 2021

AGU releases 2020 annual DEI report and new DEI dashboard

Today, we are releasing our 2020 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Annual Report.

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31 March 2021

Commit to being an ally

We know that putting your name to serve as an ally may seem like a small action, but sharing your name could help someone who felt voiceless or powerless to seek you out for support. When you share your stories and your truths, you are serving as an ally.

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25 February 2021

Pronouns in the classroom… to ask, or not to ask, and how to ask

In our efforts to create an inclusive classroom by asking students for their gender pronouns, are we instead creating a situation and setting that makes them feel excluded?

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24 December 2020

Top AGU news and views from 2020

As we look back on 2020, we wanted to share some of the top news and views coming out of AGU.

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18 December 2020

Thanks for a great #AGU20

Thursday marked the final day of live programming for #AGU20, concluding 13 full days over three weeks of presenting, learning and connecting.

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17 December 2020

Highlights from Dec. 16 at #AGU20

Even though it was the second-to-last day at #AGU20, Wednesday was still very busy!

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15 December 2020

What to watch 16 Dec. at #AGU20

Wednesday is the second to last day of #AGU20, but we are not slowing down.

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30 October 2020

#AGU20 Student Travel Grant recipients & Outstanding Student Presentation Award program is open

#AGU20 awarded 250+ early career professionals and students the opportunity to attend Fall Meeting through grants and fellowship awards. OSPA offers feedback for students to improve presentations. Sign up for the free Student and Early Career Scientist Conference during #AGU20 too!

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28 September 2020

AGU receives NSF funding to launch a new diversity, equity and inclusion academy for the geosciences

We are excited to announce that we have received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF)* to launch a new initiative that will create and support diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) champions. This new initiative — AGU LANDInG (American Geophysical Union Leadership Academy and Network for Diversity and Inclusion in the Geosciences) — will spark the culture shift needed to develop an equitable, inclusive and welcoming environment in geosciences, and …

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16 September 2020

AGU staff commits to enhancing its own diversity

We are proud of what we have done so far within our team, but we also recognize we can do more. We remain committed to creating the most diverse team as possible.

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14 August 2020

The Transition Continues

I leave this role confident that AGU has the capacity to achieve its vision.

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13 August 2020

AGU commits to 8 action areas to combat systemic racism

AGU leadership has resolved to take eight bold, meaningful actions now.

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9 June 2020

AGU Action on Confronting Racism in STEM

To join the national conversation on confronting racism in STEM, we will be doing the following.

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