Climate science is increasingly structured in ways that subcontract repetitive activities to graduate students. Here, early career researchers raise the issue and explore some tradeoffs.
Find out more about the AGU Advanced Textbook Series that enables upper undergraduate- and graduate-level students to engage with primary literature and develop skills of critical analysis.
For-profit conferences that masquerade as legitimate academic events but lack trusted selection and peer review processes are becoming more common. Here’s why that matters.
Dropping the GRE is just a first step toward holistic admissions. To further reduce bias in applicant evaluations, the UMass-Amherst geosciences program has changed the way it assesses students.
A new database compiles all the available pieces of information about Colombia’s geochronology, offering scientists a consistent framework in which to view and study the data in a broader context.
A pipeline of minoritized groups doesn’t ensure retention, a survey finds.
AGU analyzes reviewer age, gender, and geographic location especially to see how the pandemic may have affected our reviewer pool.
Earth and environmental sciences have some of the least diverse racial and ethnic representation in academia. To face profound future challenges, the fields need to address the inequities of the past and how they inform the present.
Students and faculty in higher education have faced countless disruptions since early 2020, exacerbating problems with mental health but also revealing positive ways to reshape teaching and learning.
The U.S. House of Representatives aims to tax tuition waivers as income, whereas the Senate does not. This new tax would undermine graduate students across all fields, experts say.