A separate statement calls for nurturing new scientists, promoting science education, and supporting women and minorities in science.
A new initiative teaches marketable skills, engages students in research projects at Brookhaven National Laboratory, and fosters professional career tracks of underrepresented minorities.
A focus group’s executive committee asks whether the number of accolades given to women reflects the demographics of scientists within the field, from students to senior researchers.
Two traditions fall to the wayside as the U.S. National Academy of Sciences selects its first woman ever as president and, in choosing her, elevates its second consecutive geoscientist to the helm.
Regional groups can help advance the careers of women in science and combat the biases and policies that continue to drive them from the field.
Geo-Needs Focus Group Meetings; Naperville, Illinois, 5–7 and 9–11 August 2015
The American Geophysical Union can lead the way in building an environment where sexual and other types of harassment have no place.
Collaboration between the scientific society and the educational organization aims to foster research opportunities and diversity in undergraduate geoscience education.
Alexander is remembered for her leading role in the Galileo and Rosetta missions and her efforts to encourage women scientists from underprivileged and underrepresented groups.
High school and middle school students mingled with scientists from all over the world when they presented their posters at the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting.