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!
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”
Caitlin Kirby, a first-year graduate student in the GRL, has hit the ground running! She recently submitted her first grant proposal and the lab is excited to announce that she received funding from Michigan State University’s Be Spartan Green program for her project entitled: Spartans’ Climate Change Knowledge and Empowerment. Caitlin will use her grantContinue reading “GRL student Caitlin Kirby receives grant!”
Patricia Jaimes, a first-year student in the Geocognition Research Lab, has received the 2016 Tracy A. Hammer Award for Professional Development from the Michigan State University College of Natural Sciences. This award is made even more special because Fellow first-year graduate student Caitlin Kirby made the nomination. Congratulations to both students! To quote from Caitlin’sContinue reading “GRL student Patricia Jaimes receives award!”
Geocognition Research Lab undergraduate Kyler Stanley recently presented his research, Measuring Connection to the Environment through Drawing Analysis, at the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). Well done, Kyler!
GRL graduate student Caitlin Kirby was just awarded the National Society of Collegiate Scholars GEICO Graduate Award! Congratulations, Caitlin!