GRL graduate student Caitlin Kirby was just awarded the National Society of Collegiate Scholars GEICO Graduate Award! Congratulations, Caitlin!
The GRL is excited to announce that Christy Steffke has successfully completed her MS Thesis, MEASURING THE UTILITY OF COLOR RAMPS IN EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE DISCIPLINES: A STUDY OF CONTINUOUS DATA SYMBOLOGY! Congratulations, Christy, on your graduate degree…and good luck taking the GIS world by storm!
The GRL is pleased to announce that Caitlin Kirby has officially joined the lab, and is already hard at work assisting with a new NSF-funded project on climate change ethics. Welcome, Caitlin, and good luck over the next few years!
New graduate student Paty Jaimes has received an On To the Future award to travel to the 2015 Geological Society of America annual meeting. Congratulations, Paty, and well done! From the Geological Society of America On To the Future page: “The On To the Future Program (OTF) is a grassroots initiative of the Geological SocietyContinue reading “Paty Jaimes Receives On To the Future Award from the Geological Society of America!”
The GRL is pleased to announce that Paty Jaimes has officially joined the lab, and is already hard at work helping to reorganize space and enter data. Welcome, Paty, and good luck over the next few years as you become a geocognitist!
I gave myself 10 days (mostly) away from work this summer. I had almost forgotten what it was like to go a day without checking email, fielding phone calls, talking to students, and staring at my computer screen. I have to admit that I really liked it – I read three novels, played with myContinue reading “The Power of Stepping Away”
I think I have finally had it. I am sick of women being told to “put up with” sexist behavior because to speak up would be career suicide. I am sick of the defenders of academics who prey on students. I am sick of seemingly smart people spouting stereotypes that portray women as somehow differentContinue reading “My Experiences With Sexism in Science”
The Tim Hunt debacle has had a positive side effect: The subsequent twitter #distractinglysexy campaign produced an slew of photos showing REAL women doing REAL science and engineering. Check it out! Bonus points if you can find me…
SCIENCE magazine retracted the June 1, 2015 ASK ALICE column because of the incredibly bad advice given to a young postdoc facing sexual harassment from her adviser. You can read the original column here, and SCIENCE’s retraction statement here. I just sent a letter to the SCIENCE Career Editor. I hope SCIENCE recognizes that thisContinue reading “SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN SCIENCE”
I have been in my current position for nine years. I submitted plenty of research proposals before I came to MSU, but I have now established a long-ish record of proposal writing and grantsmanship at one institution. I did a quick search through our proposal database and figured out that I submitted, either as PIContinue reading “FUNDING: How many proposals should you submit?”