Call for Nominations: 2016-18 IAGD Executive Committee


The International Association for Geoscience Diversity is now accepting nominations for the 2016-18 Executive Committee. The IAGD Executive Committee is made up of a cross-disciplinary group of faculty, staff, students, and researchers, all focused on increasing access and inclusion to … Continued

2016 IAGD-GSA Accessible Field Trips Announced!


The International Association for Geoscience Diversity is excited to announce TWO concurrent accessible field trips that will be offered at the 2016 Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting on Saturday, 24 September, in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A.  Based on the … Continued

New REU Experience: Community GIS and Citizen Science in Belize


This summer at the University of Central Florida, we are pleased to host the first year of our National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Site “Preparing the Next Generation of Scholars through Community GIS and Citizen Science.” Our … Continued

Accessible GeoCorps Positions Available for Summer 2015


GeoCorps Positions Now Available for Summer 2015! Are you interested in doing geoscience in some of America’s most beautiful public lands? The Geological Society of America (GSA) has posted 125+ new GeoCorps America positions for summer 2015 on the GeoCorps website! Applications can be submitted … Continued

Geological Society signs Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion


By Sarah Day, Geological Society of London Writer  (@geowriter) The Geological Society has today made a commitment to improving diversity within the geosciences by signing the Science Council’s Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. The Declaration on Diversity, Equality and Inclusion brings … Continued

IAGD Events at the 2014 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting


  Accessible Field Trip On Saturday, October 18, thirty-five geoscience faculty and students from across the US, Canada, the UK and New Zealand came together to participate in the first fully accessible geology field trip offered at the Geological Society … Continued

2014 IAGD Annual Meeting Review


  IAGD Annual Meeting October 19, 2014 Hyatt Regency, Georgia A Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Minutes also available at:  http://www.theiagd.org/assets/2014-IAGD-Annual-Meeting-Minutes.pdf Meeting called to order by IAGD Executive Director, Chris Atchison, at 4:00 pm In attendance: Gina Applebee* Julie Hendricks Stephanie … Continued