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I’ve been reading both geoblogs and women-in-science blogs for a while, and watching the support networks grow around them. So when I looked through the Geological Society of America’s list of session topics for the 2009 annual meeting and saw one about “Techniques and Tools for Effective Recruitment, Retention, and Promotion of Women and Minorities…

This is a repost from my old blog, from a year and a half ago. But it’s time for academic positions to be advertised – if they haven’t been frozen due to budget cuts. So, some old advice on getting a job, while my own job is keeping me especially busy. So. You want a…

Geoscientists: we (Anne Jefferson, Pat Campbell, Suzanne Franks, and me) are looking for participants in a survey about the ways in which women geoscientists use blogs (both as readers and as writers). Here’s the official request: Over the past several years, the geoscience blogosphere has blossomed so much that this fall, the Geological Society of…

The American Geological Institute’s latest Geoscience Workforce Currents says that undergrad enrollments are up 8% this year: Eight per cent actually isn’t that much – one or two students, in most of the geology departments that I know. We’ve got nearly twice as many students registered for my sophomore mapping class this year as we…

Andrew Alden at about.com received a question from a reader. She’s in her second year studying geology in Australia, she likes hard rock stuff, she thinks mining and petroleum sound interesting, and she’s worried about juggling it all with a small child. I teach a fair number of non-traditional students, and I’ve got a number…