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  • Report on Broadening Participation in the Geosciences Released
    The Geo-Needs Project Team is pleased to announce the release of results from a series of meetings: Geo-Needs: Stakeholder Needs Assessment for Broadening Participation in the Geoscience Workforce. The full report and the executive summary can be downloaded at the Geo-Needs website.
  • Apply Now for the Teaching Computation in the Sciences Using MATLAB Workshop

    October 23-25, 2016
    Carleton College, Northfield, MN

    Participants will share their successes developing computational skills using MATLAB in the undergraduate classroom and discuss best practices for the community. By attending the workshop, you will be part of a community effort to bring together best practices and teaching materials that will be made freely available through the SERC website. MathWorks (makers of MATLAB®) is sponsoring the workshop. Application deadline is September 2, 2016.

  • Service Learning in the Geosciences: Resources to Engage Students in Projects Within their Community
    While service-learning is emerging as one way to give undergraduate students hands-on opportunities, there have been few systematic efforts to examine how service-learning is being used in the geosciences and whether it has a positive impact on students. Read on and learn more from a recent workshop that addressed why service learning is important in the geosciences, provided opportunities for innovation, and compiled resources for teachers to engage students in projects within their communities.
  • Registration is Open for an InTeGrate Workshop at the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

    Attending the ESA annual meeting and interested in a workshop to expand your teaching about sustainability?

    Teaching Science in Society: Building Relevance and Interest for Undergraduates by Adding InTeGrate Resources to your Class

    Sunday, August 7, 2016: 12-5 PM
    As part of the Ecological Society of America Annual meeting
    Cost: $30. Register today at the ESA meeting website

  • NAGT Joins in Efforts to Highlight Societal Benefits of the Geosciences.
    In response to several bills that have been introduced this year to reduce funding for or otherwise restrict the growth of the Earth and related sciences, a group of science organizations are uniting behind a community response that highlights the broad societal benefits of the geosciences.
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