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This year, the GLOBE International Virtual Science Symposium (IVSS)’s topic is focused on Engineering Solutions for a Changing Climate. I believe it may be a bit overwhelming to think of such a big topic, wondering where to even start brainstorming solutions regarding our changing climate. But my colleague and friend Juan Felipe Restrepo just reminded me that when doing research, we don’t need...


Posted in: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion GLOBE Working Groups: DEI Working Group

I find it hard to believe it’s been two years since GLOBE invited the community to apply to become part of a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force! One of the most important recommendations made by the Task Force was the development and implementation of a DEI assessment survey that helped set up a baseline: we needed to become informed about the state of DEI across GLOBE, and we...


Posted in: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

For many of us within the GLOBE community, this is a joyful season with many celebrations around us. I was lucky to have the opportunity to share about holiday traditions with members from the GLOBE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Working Group a few days ago. Not only was it interesting to learn about how my colleagues celebrate different holidays, but it was also exciting to find about...


Posted in: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Para muchos de nosotros en la comunidad de GLOBE, esta es una temporada llena de alegría, con muchos festejos a nuestro alrededor. Yo tuve la suerte de compartir acerca de tradiciones y festividades de esta temporada con miembros del grupo de trabajo de Diversidad, Equidad, e Inclusión de GLOBE. Además de lo interesante que fue aprender acerca de cómo celebran mis colegas, también fue...


Posted in: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

I had the pleasure to meet Jodie Harnden a few days ago. We were introduced by my former mentor, Dr. Margaret Pippin, who leads GLOBE’s U.S. Air Quality Student Research Campaign. Jodie is a teacher at Sunridge Middle School, in Pendleton, OR. She has been a GLOBE teacher since 2010 and has always looked for ways to teach science by having their students ‘DO SCIENCE’! Jodie and her students...


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