News Releases and Announcements

Below is the full list of NAGT's current news items and community announcements, beginning with the most recent. If you would like to narrow your view to just national news or a particular section's news, use the links in the box on the right side of the page. You can also view the online supplement to current and past issues of In the Trenches, the NAGT Career Hub, past issues of the e-News Magazine, and more using the links in the navigation menu on the left side of the page.

2022 GER Elections
Posted: May 5 2022

Soon it will be time to vote for officers of the Geoscience Education Research Division of NAGT. The ballot includes President and Vice President. Voting begins on June 1 and ends on July 1, 2022.

Workshop on Bringing Geophysics to Introductory Science Courses: Using IGUaNA Modules in Your Classroom
Posted: May 4 2022

We invite faculty to participate in an upcoming, fully-funded workshop, with both classroom and field components, focusing on using the IGUaNA curriculum modules in introductory level courses. These materials feature urban environmental, engineering, and forensic questions that can be answered using near-surface geophysics.

April 2022 issue of In the Trenches is now available online
Posted: Apr 21 2022

The April 2022 issue of NAGT's member-exclusive digital publication, In the Trenches, is now available to read online.

Nominate your colleagues to serve as NAGT Officers by March 18, 2022!
Posted: Mar 3 2022

Nominate your colleagues to serve NAGT Officers. Are you or someone you know interested in getting further involved in NAGT?

2022 Geoscience Field Camps: Offerings and Scholarships
Posted: Feb 7 2022

Are you offering a hybrid, online, or in-person geology field camp this summer that can accommodate students from other universities? Complete our Field Camp 2022 form to add your program to a list of summer field camps for students.

Launching the Midwest Climate Education Community of Practice
Posted: Feb 4 2022

Join the new Midwest Climate Education Community of Practice by signing up for community meetings this February through April.

Registration and abstract submission open for the 2022 Earth Educators' Rendezvous
Posted: Feb 1 2022

Registration and abstract submissions are now open for the eighth annual Earth Educators' Rendezvous, taking place in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, from July 11-15, 2022!

Share your visual resources to support teaching
Posted: Jan 25 2022

Have you been looking for an opportunity to share visual resources (e.g. virtual field trips, online tools) with other earth educators? Please submit them through the Teaching with Augmented and Virtual Reality website. They will be available on Teach The Earth.

New GeoContext Collection Provides a Model for Incorporating Social and Political Context in Geoscience Higher Education
Posted: Nov 9 2021

Teaching materials created by the GeoContext team, a group of students and educators, are now available online in SERC's Teach the Earth library. The GeoContext collection is a set of resources that bring social and political context into topics commonly taught in undergraduate and graduate geoscience courses.

Upcoming Virtual EDDIE Workshop at AGU: Building Quantitative Literacy Through Science, Education, and Art
Posted: Oct 28 2021

Are you excited to support your students in developing skills for science and connecting with communities? Sign up for a workshop at the American Geophysical Union Meeting:Building Quantitative Literacy Through Science, Education, and Art! Democratize access to science by teaching inquiry with open data. Learn strategies from artists to support students in making cultural and community connections, or using science for advocacy.