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Rethinking What a Field Experience Means
Rethinking What a Field Experience Means Danielle Sumy, Ph.D.   I do not enjoy going out into the field in the traditional sense. There, I said it. What typically is thought to attract students to the ...

Highlighting “The GEOSness” of Black Scientists: A Week to Remember
emptyHighlighting "The GEOSness" of Black Scientists: A Week to Remember Samuel Cornelius Nyarko, Ph.D. and Munira Raji, Ph.D. The solution to me is simple. If you really believe in representation and ...

What are YOU?
As someone of mixed race, I don't fit easily into a single box and sometimes feel I don't "fit" with traditional diversity conversations or that others think I don't fit. Some people may ...

The Hidden Racism Within Geoscience Departments: An Interview Experience of a Black Academician
 I have always praised and appreciated the diversity in knowledge that breeds through the geosciences. As a village scholar, this diversity in knowledge is one that has always kept in academia – the joy of ...

My student who knew Marie Tharp
This recollection of my life with Marie Tharp contains more information than you need. As you know, I am thorough to a fault. Backstory: My first Geology course was at Smith in the fall of 1971. I was a sophomore. ...

My Name is Geoscience
My name is Geoscience, and from South World. I studied at the Diocesan College in Geoland to become a priest, but was encouraged by my grandfather to abandon priesthood and study geology. I studied geology at the ...

Similar but Different: Conversations with Students
April 28th, 2020 Hi [African American Male Athlete Student], I just wanted to check in again and see how things are going. Our final round of assessments is now available, and I want to let you know that I'm ...

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