2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

Session No. 176
Sunday, 5 October 2008: 1:30 PM-4:45 PM

T206. Geoscience Diversity 2008: Status, Strategies, and Successful Models II

GSA Geology and Society Division; GSA Geology and Public Policy Committee; GSA Geoscience Education Division; Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies


Marilyn J. Suiter and Roman Czujko, Advocates
Paper #
Start Time
1:30 PM
Shaping the Future Workforce: Challenges and Strategies
LOUDIN, Michael G., Manager, Global Geoscience Recruiting & Development, ExxonMobil Exploration Co, 233 Benmar Dr, Houston, TX 77060, mike.loudin@exxonmobil.com, mike.loudin@exxonmobil.com
1:50 PM
Human Resources in the Geosciences
FREHILL, Lisa M., Commission on Professionals in Science and Technology, 1200 New York Ave, NW, Suite 113, Washington, DC 20005, lfrehill@cpst.org, lfrehill@cpst.org
2:10 PM
Demography of the Geological Society of America
RHODES, Dallas D., Department of Geology and Geography, Georgia Southern University, 1100 Herty Drive, Statesboro, GA 30460-8149, DRhodes@GeorgiaSouthern.Edu, DRhodes@GeorgiaSouthern.Edu
2:25 PM
Marathon Geoscience Diversity Enrichment Program (GeoDE): A Corporate/Academic Partnership In Achieving a Strong and Diverse Workforce
ANDERSON, Laurie, Dept. Geology & Geophysics, Louisiana State University, E235 Howe-Russell Geoscience Complex, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, glande@lsu.edu, glande@lsu.edu
2:40 PM
A Paradigm Shift for Industry-Academic Collaboration: The ExxonMobil (FC)2 Alliance - Fundamental Controls on Flow in Carbonates
AGAR, Susan M., ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company, PO Box 2189, Houston, TX 77252-2189, susan.m.agar@exxonmobil.com, susan.m.agar@exxonmobil.com
2:55 PM
Increasing Diversity in the Future Geoscience Workforce
MARTINEZ, Cynthia and KEANE, Christopher, Geoscience Workforce, American Geological Institute, 4220 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22302, cmm@agiweb.org, cmm@agiweb.org
3:10 PM
A Partnership Between English Language Learners and a Team of Rocket Scientists: EPO for the NASA SDO Extreme Ultraviolet Variability Experiment (EVE)
BUHR, Susan M., Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Univ of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309-0216, MCCAFFREY, Mark S., Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Univ of Colorado, Campus Box 216, Boulder, CO 80309-0216, EPARVIER, Frank, Laboratory for Atmosheric and Space Physics (LASP), University of Colorado, 1234 Innovation Drive, Boulder, CO 80303-7814 and MURILLO, Maria, Skyline High School, St. Vrain Valley School District, 600 E. Mountain View Ave, Longmont, CO 80501, susan.buhr@colorado.edu, susan.buhr@colorado.edu
3:25 PM
GEOPATHS: Kansas City's Pipeline Strategy for Minority Students from High School to College
NIEMI, Tina M., Department of Geosciences, University of Missouri - Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road, Flarsheim Hall 420, Kansas City, MO 64110, ADEGOKE, Jimmy, Geosciences, Univ of Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Road, Kansas City, MO 64110, STODDARD, Elizabeth, Physics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 5100 Rockhill Rd, Kansas City, MO 64110 and ODUM, A. Louis, School of Education, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO 64110, niemit@umkc.edu, niemit@umkc.edu
3:40 PM
GeoFORCE Texas: A Comprehensive Program to Significantly Increase Diversity in the Geosciences
HORTON, Danielle A., Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, PO Box B, University Station, Austin, TX 78713-8902 and RATCLIFF, Douglas C., Jackson School of Geosciences, The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Rd, bldg 196, R2200, Austin, TX 78758-4445, dhorton@jsg.utexas.edu, dhorton@jsg.utexas.edu
3:55 PM
Teaming University TRIO Upward Bound with Geosciences
WILLIAMS, Wendi J.W., BRINK, Keith and HOLLAND, Nikki, Pre-College Programs, University of Arkansas, 200 Hotz Hall, Fayetteville, AR 72701, wjwillia@uark.edu, wjwillia@uark.edu
4:10 PM
Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences Starting in Elementary School: An Afterschool Program at PRI's Museum of the Earth (Ithaca, NY)
ROSS, Robert M., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, SANDS, Samantha L., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, HUMBERT, S. Elizabeth, Paleontological Rsch Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 and SAX, Molly A., Paleontological Research Institution, 1259 Trumansburg Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-1398, rmr16@cornell.edu, rmr16@cornell.edu
4:25 PM
GEODES: Increasing Diversity of Geoscience Students through Museum-Based High School Programs
PICKERING, Jane1, ALONZO, Jamie1, BRIGGS, Derek2 and HEGNA, Thomas2, (1)Peabody Museum, Yale University, 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06520-8118, (2)Geology & Geophysics, Yale Univ, New Haven, CT 06520-8109, jane.pickering@yale.edu, jane.pickering@yale.edu
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