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Geoscience Academics in the Northeast

Writing Retreats

Summer 2007 - one-week writing retreat, July 29-August 3, Connor Family Conference Center, Dover, Massachusetts (reviews).

Summer 2008 - one-week writing retreat, July 27-August 1, Connor Family Conference Center, Dover, Massachusetts.

Skills Workshops

Many studies have shown that women scientists need to develop skills to enhance their careers.

Grant-writing workshop, Monday, January 21, 2008, Northampton, MA.

Strategic persuasion workshop organized by facilitators from “Committee on the Advancement of Women Chemists" (COACh, http://coach.uoregon.edu/), Tuesday, January 22, 2008, Northampton, MA.

Persuasive presentations, October 17, 2008, location to be determined.

Chair Workshops

Chair workshop, August 4-5, 2008. Current and future geoscience department chairs from New England will be invited. The focus is on faculty. The theme is the 3 R’s to an effective and diverse department: Recruitment, Retention, and Retreat, to advance. The workshop will also provide an opportunity for chairs to meet and discuss other departmental concerns.

Location - Wesleyan University. Rooms have been reserved for Monday evening at The Inn @ Middletown. Participants are responsible for making their own reservations. Room costs will be covered by the NSF grant. 


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