With women still underrepresented in STEM fields, experts hope that new Girl Scout badges and other efforts will propel girls to study and enter science and related areas.
AGU Awarded Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
The 3-year grant will help launch the new AGU Ethics and Equity antiharassment initiative.
Shining a Spotlight on LGBTQ+ Visibility in STEM
LGBTQ+ researchers and communities are working to establish visibility and acceptance in the sciences. How is STEM evolving to welcome them?
House Science Committee Approves Bill to Stop Sexual Harassment
The bill would expand research into sexual and gender harassment and how to reduce it and coordinate federal science agency efforts.
Making the Grade: A Week at the National Soil Judging Contest
Students from around the country recently convened for the National Collegiate Soils Contest and promptly crawled into backhoe-scraped pits to dig into soil science.
Youth Call Climate Change a Generational Justice Issue
Students and educators urge congressional action on climate change.
Leading Societies Come Together to Address Harassment in STEMM
AGU and other leaders in the science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine (STEMM) community will work to advance professional and ethical conduct across their fields.
Encouraging African Research for the Next Generation
A Celebrate 100 Grant winner is organizing a series of Girls Science Day camps.
Preparing Graduate Students for 21st Century Climate Conversations
Graduate students at the University of Washington are becoming skilled in interdisciplinary climate science and finding opportunities to collaborate outside the academy.
Chandler Receives 2018 Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education Award
Mark A. Chandler received the Excellence in Earth and Space Science Education Award at the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting Honors Ceremony, held 12 December 2018 in Washington, D. C. The award honors a team, individual, or group “for a sustained commitment to excellence in geophysical education.”