Schedule for Early Career Geoscience Faculty Visit to the National Science Foundation on June 13, 2005

6:45 am Depart for NSF (meet bus outside dorm at 6:35)

9:45-10:15 Check in (get visitor badge). You must have photo identification.

10:15-10:55 Opening Session: (Stafford I, Room 1295 NOTE ROOM CHANGE)

  • Welcome and Introduction to the National Science Foundation Directorate for Geosciences - Margaret Leinen
  • Welcome from the Division of Undergraduate Education, Directorate for Education and Human Resources - Jeff Ryan
  • Education Initiatives in the Geosciences Directorate: Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences, Geoscience Education Program - Jackie Huntoon
  • Centers for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE) - Lisa Rom

11:00-12:00 Small-Group Meetings OR individual meetings with relevent program officers for those whose research interests are different than the programs listed below

  • Advanced Technological Education and Other Opportunities of Particular Interest to Two-year College Faculty - Jeff Ryan (Room 835-31)
  • BioGeosciences & Hydrologic Sciences (combined groups)- Chris Cirmo (Room 770)
  • Earth System History/Paleoclimate - David Verardo (Room 775-03)
  • Geobiology and Environmental Geochemistry & Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics (combined groups), Enriqueta Barerra (Room 730)
  • Tectonics and Petrology & Geochemistry—Steve Harlan (Room 1295 NOTE ROOM CHANGE)
  • NOTE: Rich Lane, (Sedimentary Geology and Paleobiology), Rachael Craig, (BioGeosciences), Sonia Esperanca (Petrology and Geochemistry) and Doug James (Hydrologic Sciences) will not be at NSF on June 13.

12:00-1:00 Lunch on your own or with small groups

Afternoon - Concurrent sessions and individual meetings to discuss research goals/projects with NSF Program Officers

1:30-2:10 Concurrent Sessions

  • Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG) and the GEO-Education program - Jackie Huntoon (Room 730)
  • Earth Sciences Instrumentation and Facilities—David Lambert (Room 770)

2:15-2:55 Concurrent Sessions

  • EarthScope—Kaye Shedlock (Room 730)
  • Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) - Mike Mayhew, Gisele Muller-Parker, Lisa Rom, and Steve Reid (Room 770)

3:00-3:40 Integrating research and education: NSF's CAREER Program and fulfilling the "Broader Impacts" requirement - Gisele Muller-Parker, Jeff Ryan, and Steve Reid (Room 770)

3:45-4:25 Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) programs in the Division of Undergraduate Education - Jeff Ryan (Room 770)

4:30-5:00 Debriefing Session (Room 770, may move to Room 1295)

5:15 Dinner at Caribbean Breeze, 4100 N. Fairfax Dr (703-812-7997)

6:45 Bus departs for Williamsburg (leave from restaurant)

Information about NSF

The NSF web site provides information about all their programs, including the Program Directors ( In particular, information about the Geoscience Directorate is given at and Geoscience Staff at Information about the Division of Undergraduate Education in the Education and Human Resources Directorate is given at