Theme: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The programming listed below seeks to address the topic of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.


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Climate Change Health Impacts on Vulnerable Populations
Sabrina Brown, Defiance College
In this jigsaw activity, students identify the populations that are particularly vulnerable to climate change health impacts and distinguish why environmental issues disproportionately affect these vulnerable ...

Earth's climate system
Rondi Davies, CUNY Queensborough Community College
An exploration of Earth's climate system was created for a physical geology laboratory class at an urban community college in New York City. At the outset, students engage with a phenomenon-based exploration ...

Spotlights and Stories: Improving representation and engagement of diverse individuals in introductory geoscience courses
Katy Sparrow, Georgia State University; Christy Visaggi, Georgia State University
"Spotlights and Stories" is a new initiative for introductory geoscience courses led by four faculty in the Department of Geosciences at Georgia State University (GSU). Through this easily adoptable ...

Making An Impact: Exploring Perceptions of 'Making' within Underrepresented Student Groups in Geoscience
Cameron McClellan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Bryant Hutson, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Megan Plenge, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
'Making' in STEM education promotes project-based learning and engineering design, encourages creativity, and, in some cases, can increase the engagement of marginalized students. Our research examines ...

Experiences of those with Minoritized Genders in the Geosciences: A Literature Review
Megan Lapkoff, Clemson University; Kelly Lazar, Clemson University
Harassment experienced by minoritized genders within geosciences has been documented for decades. This harassment ranges from microaggressions, negative assumptions about career motivations, bullying, and sexual ...

A Bridge to Marine Geosciences: A Learning Community for College Transfer Students
Mikelle Nuwer, University of Washington-Seattle Campus; Jose M. Guzman, University of Washington-Seattle Campus; Jane Dolliver, University of Washington-Seattle Campus; LuAnne Thompon, University of Washington-Seattle Campus; Kerry A Naish, University of Washington-Seattle Campus
To address the issue of underrepresentation of historically excluded groups (HEG) working in STEM occupations, we developed GEODUC - "Geoscience Education, Oceanographic Discovery, Undergraduate ...

Utilizing Career Talks to Boost Student Interest and Career Awareness
Ben Maas, Metropolitan State University
Inviting people from a variety of careers into your classroom can not only be a way to boost interest in the topics covered in classes, but can also be used as a way to enhance career pathway awareness of students ...

Exploration of environmental perspectives in Miami through document analysis: A building block towards supporting place-based learning
oriana Calagna, Florida International University; Kathy Quardokus Fisher, University of Notre Dame
The study represents a deep dive into Miami's environmental landscape through a qualitative analysis of key documents. Its primary objective is to uncover pressing environmental concerns to inform the ...

Building a field course to attract diverse minds to the geosciences
Kelsey Barker, Rowan University; Lily Pfeifer, Rowan University; Aaron Barth, Rowan University
Understanding earth's processes is broadly beneficial to an undergraduate curriculum, especially as society shifts toward a sustainable and environmentally focused future. The limited access to effective earth ...

Building Bridges to Broaden Participation in the Geosciences: The Center for Chemical Currencies of a Microbial Planet (C-CoMP) Bridge-to-PhD Fellowship Program
Victoria Centurino, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Sonya Dyhrman, Columbia University in the City of New York
The C-CoMP Bridge-to-PhD Fellowship program advances our goal of broadening participation in the ocean sciences by affording diverse cohorts of Fellows opportunities to explore their research interests, gain ...