Theme: Research for Undergrads

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Research for Undergrads.

Using Community Science to Advance Earth Science Learning AFTERNOON MINI WORKSHOP
Monday 1:30pm-4:00pm TSU - Humphries: 13

Rajul Pandya, AGU
Sarah Wilkins, American Geophysical Union

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This workshop is for anyone interested in leveraging their Earth science teaching to produce meaningful local impact. We will introduce the practice of community science, in which projects are designed in ...
Come Out to Sea - It Will Change Your Life! ORAL SESSION
Monday 2:15pm

Sharon Cooper, Columbia University in the City of New York
Raquel Bryant, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Jon Lewis, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
Lisa White, University of California Museum of Paleontology

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In efforts to address the lack of diversity across the geosciences, the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) and STEM Student Experiences Aboard Ships (STEMSEAS) program have worked to provide targeted ...
The High Impact Practice of Undergraduate Research associated with a Two-Year Water Quality Monitoring Project in Northeast Florida ORAL SESSION
Monday 3:00pm

Matthew Brown, Flagler College

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As coastal populations and coastal development pressure increase, it is critical that coastal waters are monitored for potential changes in water quality due to any excavation or sediment removal project. In Spring ...
Integrate Ocean Observing Initiative (OOI) Data into Research and Teaching: Results from Workshops for Early Career Scientists POSTER SESSION
Wednesday 4:30pm-5:45pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Janice McDonnell, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Ellen Altermatt, Carleton College
Sage Lichtenwalner, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Scott Glenn, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Michael Crowley, Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Lianna Vaccari, Consortium for Ocean Leadership

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Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) has constructed the observational and computational infrastructure needed to provide sustained measurements of complex ...
Leveraging Local Connections to Provide Combined Research and Professional Development Opportunities for Undergraduates ORAL SESSION
Thursday 3:15pm TSU - Humphries: 221

Katie Farnsworth, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
Holly Travis, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus
Matt Genchur, White Township, Indiana County, PA

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Students at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) are provided with opportunities to participate in undergraduate research. This provides them with many well-known benefits. These well documented benefits ...
Undergraduate Research in Environmental Science: Using FYRE to Ignite Student Curiosity and Discovery ORAL SESSION
Thursday 3:30pm TSU - Humphries: 203

Alec Aitken, University of Saskatchewan
Krys Chutko, University of Saskatchewan
Xulin Guo, University of Saskatchewan
Kara Loy, University of Saskatchewan
Ryan Banow, University of Saskatchewan

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Undergraduate student engagement in scholarly and applied research is foundational to the student experience; it unleashes curiosity and through discovery students develop skills such as critical thinking and ...
Using effective education strategies to guide curriculum changes in the Environmental Sciences program at the University of Texas at El Paso: lessons learned POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Lixin Jin, University of Texas at El Paso
Vanessa L Lougheed, University of Texas at El Paso
Elizabeth Walsh, University of Texas at El Paso
Diane Doser, University of Texas at El Paso
Guadalupe Corral, University of Texas at El Paso

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We revised the curriculum for the Environmental Sciences undergraduate program at the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), with support of grants from the Department of Education MSEIP and NSF-IUSE programs, to ...
Investigating career pathways of undergraduates interested in seismology/geophysics: Longitudinal tracking of IRIS undergraduate internship alumni (1998 – 2018) POSTER SESSION
Friday 3:00pm-4:00pm TSU - Humphries: 118

Michael Hubenthal, EarthScope

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Over the last 20 years, the IRIS Undergraduate Internship Program has facilitated opportunities for 216 undergraduates to conduct seismological research and present their results at professional conferences. To ...