2004 Denver Annual Meeting (November 710, 2004)
Session No. 190 Tuesday, 9 November 2004
1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Colorado Convention Center: Exhibit Hall

T142. Building Strong Geoscience Departments: Opportunities, Successes, and Challenges (Posters) (National Association of Geoscience Teachers; GSA Geoscience Education Division)

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190-1119OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR STRONG GEOSCIENCE DEPARTMENTS: RESULTS OF A NATIONAL SURVEY: RICHARDSON, Randall M., Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Gould Simpson 208, Tucson, AZ 85721-0077, rmr@email.arizona.edu and BECK, Susan L., Department of Geosciences, Univ of Arizona, Gould Simpson 208, Tucson, AZ 85721-0077
190-2120NOT GOING IT ALONE THE CONVERGENCE OF GEOSCIENCE ENROLLMENT/EMPLOYMENT TRENDS WITH THE REST OF THE SCIENCES: KEANE, Christopher M., American Geol Institute, 4220 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302, keane@agiweb.org
190-3121SMALL DEPARTMENTS: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES: CLARK, Jeffrey J., Geology, Lawrence Univ, 115 S. Drew St, Appleton, WI 54912, clarkj@lawrence.edu and BJORNERUD, Marcia, Geology Dept, Lawrence University, 115 So. Drew St, Appleton, WI 54911
190-4122WHAT'S WORKED FOR US: PARTNERSHIPS BUILD A STRONG UNDERGRADUATE DEPARTMENT AT A RESEARCH-INTENSIVE UNIVERSITY: MATTY, David J., WICANDER, Reed, MATTY, Jane, BENISON, Kathy, MORGAN, Sven, SIRBESCU, Mona, GOETZ, Staci, KINNICUTT, Patrick G., DODSON, Allen, and STUDENT, James, Department of Geology, Central Michigan Univ, 314 Brooks Hall, Mount Pleasant, MI 48859, matty1dj@cmich.edu
190-5123MENTORING THROUGH RESEARCH AS A CATALYST FOR THE SUCCESS OF UNDER-REPRESENTED MINORITY STUDENTS IN THE GEOSCIENCES: SIMILA, Gerry W.1, MARSAGLIA, Kathie1, PEDONE, Vicki2, and YULE, Doug3, (1) Geological Sciences, California State Univ Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91330, gsimila@csun.edu, (2) Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff St, Northridge, CA 91330-8266, (3) Department of Geological Sciences, California State Univ, Northridge, CA 91330-8266
190-6124LAUNCHING AN UNDERGRADUATE EARTH SYSTEM SCIENCE CURRICULUM WITH A FOCUS ON GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY: THE LOMA LINDA UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE: FORD, Robert E.1, SORET, Samuel2, DUNBAR, Stephen3, WIAFE, Seth2, MAZINGA, Gideon1, and GONZALEZ, Daniel3, (1) Natural Sciences and Social Policy, Loma Linda Univ, School of Science and Technology, Room 121 Griggs Hall, Loma Linda, CA 92350, rford@univ.llu.edu, (2) Geoinformatics Laboratory, Loma Linda Univ, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Loma Linda, CA 92350, (3) Natural Sciences, Loma Linda Univ, School of Science and Technology, Loma Linda, CA 92350
190-7125INTEGRATING GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) ACROSS AN EARTH SYSTEMS BASED UNDERGRADUATE GEOSCIENCE CURRICULUM: HALEY, J. Christopher, NOE, Garry E., and SCHAUS, Maynard, Dept. of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Wesleyan College, 1584 Wesleyan Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502, jchaley@vwc.edu
190-8126ORPHANED LANDS PROGRAM: PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE, PUBLIC BENEFIT: BIGGS, Thomas H., Environmental Sciences, Univ of Virginia, Clark Hall, 291 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4123, thb3k@virginia.edu and BISHOP, Allen, Division of Mineral Mining, Department of Mines, Minerals, and Energy, Fontaine Research Park, P.O. Box 3727, Charlottesville, VA 22903
190-9127SCIENTIFIC PROCESS: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY CORE NATURAL SCIENCE COURSE AS A MECHANISM FOR FACULTY COLLABORATION: SAVARESE, Mike1, DEMERS, Nora2, EVERHAM, Edwin M.1, VOLETY, Aswani1, and KAKAREKA, Joe2, (1) College of Arts and Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast Univ, Division of Ecological and Social Sciences, 10501 FGCU Blvd South, Fort Myers, FL 33965, eeverham@fgcu.edu, (2) College of Arts and Sciences, Florida Gulf Coast Univ, Division of Mathematics and Science, 10501 FGCU Blvd South, Fort Myers, FL 33965

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