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Strengthening Your Geoscience Program: A Practical Workshop with Ideas and Examples

June 2-4, 2009
College of William and Mary, Williamsburg VA

William & Mary geologists measuring cross beds in Utah. (Photo by C. M. Bailey.)
Note: this workshop has already taken place. For more information, you can go to the workshop program page, with links to presentations and additional resources.

This workshop focused on areas of high interest to participants, such as student recruitment, curriculum, co-curricular programs, assessment, and leading/managing change. Participants drew on strategies and examples from past workshops to develop practical solutions to the challenges facing participants' departments. Teams of participants were encouraged, particularly from departments in the mid-Atlantic states.

Workshop Conveners

Geoff Feiss, College of William and Mary
Pamela Gore, Georgia Perimeter College
Heather Macdonald, College of William and Mary
Cathy Manduca, Carleton College
Dallas Rhodes, Georgia Southern University


This workshop was a part of the Building Strong Geoscience Departments project. For more information on the aims and scope of the project, please see the About this Project page.

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