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NextProf Science—Future Faculty Workshop

The University of Michigan will offer a NextProf Science workshop, May 4-May 7, 2020, aimed at encouraging talented scientists and mathematicians with a demonstrated commitment to diversity to consider academia as a career.

Biogenic carbonate mercury and marine temperature records reveal global influence of Late Cretaceous Deccan Traps

Alumnus Kyle Meyer (PhD 2018) in Nature Communications: Nearly one million years of semi-continuous Deccan eruptive activity spanned the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary.

Open Position: Executive Assistant

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in the College of Literature, Sciences and the Arts is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Assistant. We are a diverse intellectual community dedicated to excellence through research and teaching. This is an opportunity for an energetic, enthusiastic, highly-skilled, and capable individual with executive support experience who is interested in a career path in higher education and who models and inspires a positive, creative climate that cultivates learning and continuous improvement. The Executive Assistant will report to the Chief Administrator and will be a key member of the administrative support team for the department
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Earth Camp aims to bring diversity to environmental sciences

Every summer for three years in a row, a diverse group of Michigan high school students spends a week exploring nature and learning about the environment through the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences’ Earth Camp. The camp hopes to spark interest among a new generation to enter the field.

Read more at Michigan Impact