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March 8, 2023
This post originally was supposed to be focused on a collection of profiles of women in ocean sciences available online. But in working to celebrate our successes, and keeping in mind this year’s theme for International Women’s Day 2023 of #EmbraceEquity, I couldn’t just celebrate the accomplishments – I had to include the challenges these amazing women have faced along the way and still face today.
January 24, 2022
In My Element is a video series that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at scientists’ work, their fascinating stories, and how they ended up… In Their Element.
May 16, 2021
I strongly believe showcasing different career opportunities to students will help increase diversity in geoscience because “get a job” often takes precedent over “follow my passion” when you are a first-generation college student. But I want students to know they can have both! — Dr. Cindy Bergeron, creator/producer of Earth Science Resources [quote via email]
December 9, 2019
As Scientist Spotlights require very little class time and complement existing curricula, they represent a promising tool for enhancing science identity, shifting stereotypes, and connecting content to issues of equity and diversity in a broad range of STEM classrooms.
March 16, 2016
The U.S. Geological Survey, as well as NASA, the EPA, and other STEM-related federal agencies are taking time this month to celebrate the innovations by and contributions of women towards advancing each agency’s mission
June 18, 2014
It is amazing how fast the time flies between the end of the semester and beginning of summer orientation – in fact, just two days after graduation, we had faculty orientation for our summer new student orientation sessions. Across campuses, summer orientation has common program features – students hear about what it means to be a student at that institution, learn about academic integrity and general education requirements, receive their …