A contemporary approach to today’s science careers looks less like a structured pipeline and more like a collection of paths that change and adapt to the needs of the individual.
P. M. Asher
Pranoti Asher is the Higher Education Manager for the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Prior to joining AGU, she spent 18 years as a geoscience faculty member at universities and community colleges. She received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. in geology from the University of Bombay, India, and a Ph.D. in the geological sciences from the University of Connecticut.
Virtual Mentoring Rewards Scientists at All Career Stages
Five geoscience organizations recently established an online global mentoring service for their disciplines.
Virtual Poster Showcase Experienced Steady Growth in 2017
A pilot project for high schools and a geographic information system map, as well as other embellishments, have enhanced a program that enables students to present research electronically.
Students Share Their Research at Virtual Poster Showcases
Students around the world presented their research to peers and scientific experts around the world during three 2016 Virtual Poster Showcases.
Volunteer as a Mentor at Fall Meeting
You can help the next generation of Earth and space scientists succeed at Fall Meeting and beyond.
AGU Talent Pool Programs Can Help Students with Next Career Steps
The pathways to a geosciences career can be confusing and complex, but the American Geophysical Union has a suite of resources to help students and their mentors plan their strategy.
Students Worldwide Share Research in Virtual Poster Showcases
A new program of online student poster sessions helps Earth and space science college and university faculty raise student engagement and retention and build students' confidence and career skills.
Virtual Poster Showcase at 2014 AGU Fall Meeting
An exciting program enabled students to present their poster papers in an electronic format along with a videotaped explanation of their work.
Scouts, Students, and Faculty Benefit from Education Programs
The American Geophysical Union hosted more than 30 events at the 2014 Fall Meeting for K–12 teachers, higher education faculty, early-career scientists, and the public.
2014 Fall Meeting by the Numbers
At last year’s American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, 24,920 people attended, presenting more than 23,000 abstracts.