Geologists are harnessing a game engine to build environments for teaching and learning.
Mentorship Builds Inclusivity and Belonging in the Geosciences
Four evidence-based approaches implemented through an innovative mentoring program have succeeded at improving retention rates of undergraduate women in the geosciences.
Twenty Years of NSF Funding Show Racial Disparities
White principal investigators won a disproportionate share of National Science Foundation funding between 1996 and 2016, according to an analysis of public data.
Geohazard Education Trainings Foster Resilience in Rural Alaska
National Science Foundation-funded teacher and community workshops boost disaster preparedness optimism among coastal Alaskan educators, whose communities face an array of natural hazards.
Kimberley Miner: Preserving Earth’s Biodiversity and Integrity
From Antarctica to the Arctic, Miner’s career as a climate scientist has taken her to Earth’s frozen areas to study the effects of climate change.
Long-Term Planning For Deep-time Labs
When directors depart argon labs, what happens to their expensive equipment, skilled staff, and institutional knowledge?
Moving Beyond the Business Case for Diversity
Efforts to diversify the geosciences must evolve from transactional to transformational, emphasizing the inclusion of and equity for individuals over the benefits they bring to institutions.
An Ambitious Vision for the Future of Scientific Ocean Drilling
Scientific ocean drilling is an enduring paragon of global research, advancing knowledge of Earth and informing scientists and educators for 55 years. A new road map plots the way to further discovery.
Hostile Workplaces Drive Minorities from the Geosciences
A pipeline of minoritized groups doesn’t ensure retention, a survey finds.
Code-Switching and Assimilation in STEM Culture
The scientific community cannot claim it is becoming a diverse and inclusive culture based on numbers alone—not if professionals who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color must leave themselves behind to be part of it.