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Workshop Summary

The Role of Departments in Preparing Future Geoscience Professionals

Representatives from twenty-six geoscience departments met at the College of William & Mary in January, 2007, to consider how geoscience programs can more effectively support students as they prepare for professional careers. A full description of the workshop can be found on the workshop website. Over the course of two days, participants developed:

Participants work on their action plans. Photo by Carol Ormand.

Strategies for preparing students for professional careers that resonated with workshop participants included:

Participants shared their best ideas in a poster session. Photo by Carol Ormand.

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