A paper published by the GRL in 2015 has been awarded the Outstanding Paper of the Year by the Journal of Geoscience Education! The paper, Using the Lens of Social Capital to Understand Diversity in the Earth System Sciences Workforce, is available for free online as special offer by the journal. The paper was co-authoredContinue reading “Paper Wins 2016 Outstanding Paper of the Year from Journal of Geoscience Education”
A paper recently presented at the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference was awarded the Second Place Research Award by the Entrepreneurship and Engineering Innovation Division! The paper, Entrepreneurship Education for Women in Engineering: A Systematic Review of Entrepreneurship Assessment Literature with a Focus on Gender, was led by Christina Morton and co-authored byContinue reading “GRL-Affiliated Conference Paper Wins Award”
Today is June 8, 2016. That means 22 weeks of the year have passed. In those 22 weeks, I have documented the reporting of 23 cases of sexual harassment and assault perpetrated by university faculty or administrators. These are only the cases I could find, and the number of actual cases is likely higher. InContinue reading “The Media is NOT Reporting on University Sexual Harassment”
Sometimes it is so much easier to focus on the negative in life – and work – than the positives. This week I have been reflecting on how awesome my graduate students and postdocs are, both former and current. There is something transformative about working in a lab where lab members look out for eachContinue reading “On The Awesomeness of Graduate Students”
Caitlin Kirby has received the 2016 Pringle Fellowship from the MSU Department of Geological Sciences. This fellowship is awarded to students who have demonstrated the capacity, motivation, and initiative to achieve their educational and professional goals. Congratulations, Caitlin!
Patricia Jaimes has received the MSU Department of Geological Sciences Neil Research Award. Paty will use this award to fund data collection and presentation of research findings for her project, Within and Beyond the Leaky Pipeline:Understanding Minority Student Transitions in Earth System Science. Congratulations, Paty!
Geocognition Research Lab graduate student Patricia (Paty) Jaimes recently attended the Michigan State University College of Natural Science Awards banquet and received the Tracy A. Hammer Graduate Student Award. Congratulations again, Paty!
Last updated 8/17/2016 Update 8/17/16: I will add high profile international cases as I become aware of them. I have identified over 425 cases of faculty and administrators engaging in sexual harassment at U.S. universities. In creating this list, I have come across troubling references to cases occurring outside of the U.S. To be clearContinue reading “Sexual Harassment in Academia – International Edition”
Caitlin Kirby, first-year PhD student in the Geocognition Research Lab, presented at the 2016 Fate of the Earth symposium last week. This was Caitlin’s first poster presentation as a graduate student. She presented on preliminary results from interviews she conducted with individuals who work at the nexus between climate science organizations and Tribes; this isContinue reading “Caitlin Kirby Presents at the 2016 Fate of the Earth Symposium”
The Geocognition Research Lab is proud to announce that first-year graduate student Patricia (Paty) Jaimes is the proud recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship! Paty’s research project, Within and Beyond the Leaky Pipeline: Understanding Minority Student Transitions in Earth System Science, will allow her to explore the underlying causes of the lackContinue reading “GRL Graduate Student Paty Jaimes Receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship”