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  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    Women in Geosciences: Improving your Chance for Success

    • Feb 25, 2014
    • Alaina G. Levine

    Hello, I am a woman. Yes that makes me fundamentally different – I dress differently, I approach problems differently, and I may have different interests from men. So yes there is a difference between the sexes, but those differences should be celebrated – after all, a world in which there exists only one kind of human is incredibly boring.

  • News and advice

    Developing Scientists' "Soft" Skills

    • Feb 11, 2014
    • Wendy S. Gordon

    Scientists across every field and discipline should be able to communicate effectively and work together with different people and groups.

  • career paths interview

    Kelly Fast

    • Jan 23, 2014

    Read about NASA program scientist Kelly Fast.

  • News and advice

    Epic Fail: What a Perfectly Putrid Poster Can Do for You

    • Nov 11, 2013
    • Paul Cooper and Julia Galkiewicz

    Want to dazzle your peers with your AGU poster? Make sure you avoid these common, disastrous mistakes.

  • career paths interview

    Sarah Andrews

    • Sep 13, 2013

    Read about geologist and mystery/crime novelist Sarah Andrews.

  • career paths interview

    Lu Pellerin

    • Sep 5, 2013

    Read about exploration geophysicist and business owner Lu Pellerin.

  • career paths interview

    Jim Archuleta

    • Jul 26, 2013

    Read about soil scientist Jim Archuleta.

  • career paths interview

    Richard Somerville

    • May 23, 2013

    Read about climate scientist Dr. Richard Somerville.

  • Navigating Graduate School and Beyond

    • Mar 21, 2013

    This grad school guidebook offers advice ranging from advisors to zealous study habits.

  • Opportunities for Innovative Publishing in the Electronic Age?

    • Mar 19, 2013
    • R. S. J. Sparks

    How can academia adapt to the fast-paced world of digital publishing?

  • Networking as a Tool for Earth Science Women to Build Community and Succeed

    • Oct 9, 2012
    • Mirjam S. Glessmer, Yiming V. Wang, and Rose Kontak

    Skills for Networking and Communication Workshop; Madison, Wisconsin, 4–6 June 2012

  • News and advice

    Engaging the Public Through Writing an Op-Ed

    • Oct 2, 2012
    • Chris Labosier, Laiyin Zhu, and Steven Quiring

    Scientist-authored opinion articles provide scientists a way to directly connect with the general public.

  • Is Pretenure Interdisciplinary Research a Career Risk?

    • Aug 7, 2012
    • E. V. Fischer, K. R. M. Mackey, D. F. Cusack, L. R. G. DeSantis, L. Hartzell-Nichols, J. A. Lutz, J. Melbourne-Thomas, R. Meyer, D. A. Riveros-Iregui, C. J. B. Sorte, J. R. Taylor, and S. A. White

    Early-career scientists can benefit from interdisciplinary research, but some roadblocks stand in the way.

  • Robert Bindschadler

    • Jan 30, 2012

    Read about Antarctic field researcher Dr. Robert Bindschadler.