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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.
16 December 2020
We can’t believe it – tomorrow is the final day of #AGU20 live events.
14 December 2020
Full #AGU20 programming continues on Tuesday with two plenaries, another innovative session and regular oral, elightning and poster sessions.
10 August 2020
As a part of our continued commitment to the next-generation and future of the Earth and space sciences community, #AGU20 will provide students a number of resources and opportunities.
9 April 2020
By: Rana Fine, Chair, AGU College of Fellows As we navigate through these difficult times with unprecedented challenges, we recognize that students and early-career scientists may experience an outsized impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. With field work in jeopardy and limited access to campus labs and resources, the College of Fellows community is here to help graduate students, post-docs and early career scientists stay connected and energized about their education, research …
31 January 2019
Every year, the Honors Banquet is a highlight for me at the AGU Fall Meeting. While I am always impressed with the descriptions of the honorees’ amazing contributions to the Earth and space sciences, what I enjoy most are the heartfelt thanks that the honorees offer to those who have helped them along the way. Their sincere acknowledgements of their mentors serve as a reminder that great science is rarely …
4 December 2018
By Chris McEntee, Executive Director/CEO, AGU and Margaret Leinen, AGU Past President and Leadership Development/Governance Committee Chair When AGU Connect launched a little over a year ago, our goal was to provide an online community for Earth and space scientists to engage in discussions and build connections. Today, we’re very pleased to announce an exciting new feature: Volunteer Central. This easy-to-use tool is intended to make volunteering with AGU even easier. Volunteer …
11 October 2018
By Eric A. Davidson, AGU President As AGU embarks upon its Centennial, both reflecting back on a century of discoveries, innovations, solutions, and collaborations and looking forward to the next century of exciting possibilities, it is clear that our mission to promote discovery in Earth and space science for the benefit of humanity will soon rest in the hands of the next generation of scientists. What will that generation of scientists …
By Dana D. Rehm, AGU Senior Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Digital Media; and Alexandra Shultz, AGU Vice President, Public Affairs “I thought AGU was just this thing we all go to. But now I see it as people leading a charge. It’s been a huge boost to my own ambitions to move forward [with science communication]. I’m more likely to do more because I know AGU has my back.” …
4 October 2018
As part of our Centennial celebration, AGU is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new grant program, the Celebrate 100 Grants. As we mark AGU’s Centennial, the Celebrate 100 Grants will be awarded to amplify the accomplishments and stories of the last 100 years of Earth and space science, build lasting connections between the research community and society, and inspire the world to see how Earth and space …
9 March 2018
Six months ago, AGU, in collaboration with the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) and The Association for Women Geoscientists (AWG), launched a virtual mentoring platform for Earth and space scientists called Mentoring365. Since launching, over 300 participants from 52 different countries have applied as a mentor or mentee. While we did have great expectations for the program at inception, we hadn’t expected such astounding international collaboration. Mentoring365 has become a …
31 August 2016
“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”
26 July 2016
Congratulations to Dr. Jill Singer, named a 2016 CUR Fellow by the Council on Undergraduate Research for influencing undergraduate research through her own research, through scholarly or creative projects with undergraduates, and through demonstrated leadership activities
24 December 2015
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!).
8 August 2015
Here are some thoughts to make sure student researchers are positioned to talk about their research and promote their own new content knowledge and skills sets after their summer experience.
1 July 2015
“Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly [CUR Quarterly]… provides useful and inspiring information about student-faculty collaborative research and scholarship from all types of institutions.”
14 January 2015
Welcome to National Mentoring Month! Take a moment to honor and recognize outstanding mentoring practices and the people that have made a difference in your life.
26 December 2014
Can a student-to-student peer mentoring program be effective for first-time AGU presenters? See this story about a sophomore’s first time at AGU, and the graduate student that started at the same institution serving as her mentor.
17 December 2014
To support our undergraduate student researchers and presenters, the AGU Fall Meeting offers sessions on best mentoring practices for faculty