Challenges and Approaches to Running Effective Undergraduate Research Experiences in the Geosciences I Posters

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Daphne S LaDue, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States and Rebecca Haacker-Santos, UCAR, Boulder, CO, United States
Primary Conveners:  Rebecca Haacker-Santos, UCAR, Boulder, CO, United States
Co-conveners:  Daphne S LaDue, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, United States and Valerie Sloan, UCAR, Boulder, CO, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Valerie Sloan, UCAR, Boulder, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research Experiences in Geosciences for Physical Science and Engineering Students
Solomon Bililign, North Carolina A & T State University, Physics, Greensboro, NC, United States, Keith Schimmel, North Carolina A & T State University, Energy and Environmental Systems, Greensboro, NC, United States, Yuh Lang Lin, North Carolina A & T State University, Department of Physics and Energy and Environmental Systems, Greensboro, NC, United States and Amy Germuth, EvalWorks, Durham, NC 27705, United States
Laboratory Techniques in Geology: Embedding Analytical Methods into the Undergraduate Curriculum
Steve J Baedke1, Elizabeth A Johnson1, Lance E Kearns1, Sarah E Mazza2 and Esteban Gazel3, (1)James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, United States, (2)Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, United States, (3)Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, United States
An REU Project on the Precambrian Rocks of Yellowstone National Park: Some lessons learned
Darrell Henry, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, David W Mogk, Montana State Univ, Bozeman, MT, United States, Paul A Mueller, Univ Florida-Geology Dept, Gainesville, FL, United States and David A Foster, UF, Geology, Gainesville, FL, United States
REU Programs at Field Research Stations Offer Unique Advantages that may Enhance Retention of Students in STEM Fields.
Diane Y Kim, Roberta L Marinelli and Karla Heidelberg IV, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Creating Authentic Geoscience Research Experiences for Underrepresented Students in Two-Year Undergraduate Programs
Reginald Blake and Janet Liou-Mark, NYCCT/CUNY, Brooklyn, NY, United States
Increasing Diversity in Global Climate Change Research for Undergraduates
Leon P Johnson1, Paul Marchese2, Barbara E Carlson3, Armando McNeil Howard1,3, Dorothy M Peteet3,4, Cynthia Rosenzweig3,4, Leonard M Druyan3,4, Matthew Fulakeza3,4, Stuart Gaffin3,4, Shermane A. Austin1, Tak D Cheung2, M. Chantale Damas2, Christohper Boxe1,5, Tanvir Prince6, Carolyn Ng7 and James Frost8, (1)Medgar Evers College, CUNY, Brooklyn, NY, United States, (2)QCC, Bayside, NY, United States, (3)NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, United States, (4)Columbia University of New York, Palisades, NY, United States, (5)CUNY Graduate Center, Chemistry Division, Earth and Environmental Science Division,, Manhattan, NY, United States, (6)Hostos Community College, CUNY, Mathematics, Bronx, NY, United States, (7)NASA Goddard SFC, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (8)LaGuardia Community College, Physics, Long Island City, NY, United States
Attracting Students Into Science: Insights From a Summer Research Internship Program for Community College Students in Colorado
Suzanne P Anderson1, Lesley K Smith2, Anne U Gold3, Rebecca Lee Batchelor4 and Barbara Monday2, (1)University of Colorado at Boulder, INSTAAR, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)Univ Colorado, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)CIRES/CU Boulder-Rsrch Lab 2, Boulder, CO, United States, (4)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
Serving Community College Students: Student Preparation, Development and Growth through the REU Experience
Christopher S Kim1, Jan Osborn1 and Marianne Smith2, (1)Chapman University, Orange, CA, United States, (2)Citrus College, Glendora, CA, United States
Over a Decade of Lessons Learned from an REU Program in the Science of Global Change and Sustainability
Eric S Hersh, Eric W James and Jay L Banner, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Geological Sciences, Austin, TX, United States
Successes and Challenges in the SAGE (Summer of Applied Geophysical Experience) REU Program
Lawrence W Braile, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, United States, W. Scott Baldridge, Los Alamos Natl Lab, Los Alamos, NM, United States, Louise Pellerin, Green Geophysics, Berkeley, CA, United States, John F Ferguson, Univ of Texas - Dallas, Richardson, TX, United States, Paul Bedrosian, USGS Denver Federal Center, Denver, CO, United States, Shawn Biehler, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA, United States, George R Jiracek, San Diego State Univ, San Diego, CA, United States, Catherine Mary Snelson, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Los Alamos, NM, United States, Shari Kelley, New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources, Socorro, NM, United States and Darcy McPhee, USGS California Water Science Center Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA, United States
Under the hood of IRIS’s Distributed REU Site
Michael Hubenthal, IRIS Consortium, Washington, DC, United States and John Taber, IRIS, Washington, DC, United States
Enriching the Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Geoscience Through Student Feedback
Roberta F Sears and Carl-Georg Bank, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
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