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

Course Opens International Field Research to College Students with Disabilities


A UC researcher leads the trip that ends with participation in the Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting. By: Dawn Fuller Phone: (513) 556-1823 A group of 15 graduate and undergraduate college students from the U.S. and Canada are packing for … Continued

National Science Foundation Releases 2013 Report on Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering


Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment. The formal report, now in the form of a digest, … Continued

Geoscience summer research opportunity at Georgia State University


Atlanta, GA – The Georgia State University (GSU) Community-Soil-Air-Water (CSAW) Research Initiative is proud to host a Summer 2012 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site, funded by The National Science Foundation Award #1156755.  The REU Site:  Addressing Social and Environmental … Continued

OEDG project team visits field site at Mammoth Cave National Park


Mammoth Cave, KY  – The research team of the NSF Opportunities for Enhancing the Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG) funded project recently spent the weekend at Mammoth Cave National Park to continue data collection for the virtual reality project.  This … Continued

Ohio’s STEM Ability Alliance (OSAA) Scholar Presents at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting


Denver, CO – Jacob Brewer, an undergraduate Human Factors Psychology student at Wright State University presented his recent field experience in a paper entitled “STEM Field Education: Increasing interest among Students with Disabilities through Geoscience Education” at the annual meeting … Continued