<div dir="ltr"><span id="gmail-docs-internal-guid-df3449f0-7fff-6bc8-b696-99ee9c0a0afe" style="color:rgb(0,0,0)"><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Dear Colleagues,</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The </span><a href="https://www.agu.org/Fall-Meeting" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">American Geophysical Union Annual Meeting</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> returns for fall 2022 both in-person in Chicago, IL and virtually from December 12th – 16th, 2022. We’re calling on undergraduate students to submit an abstract to our session, </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-style:italic;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">ED034. Undergraduate Students Sharing in the Geosciences: Promoting Scientific Research Collaborations Across Disciplines </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">(see details below). We hope you will join us to present either in-person or virtually in December. We encourage anyone (e.g. faculty, researchers, graduate students, undergraduate coordinators, etc.) to forward this info to undergraduate students.  </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">The deadline for abstract submission is August 3</span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">.</span></p><ul style="margin-top:0px;margin-bottom:0px"><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:12pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">To submit an abstract to our session, please visit: </span><a href="https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm22/prelim.cgi/Session/162214" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm22/prelim.cgi/Session/162214</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">For instructions on submitting an abstract, please visit: </span><a href="https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm22/prelim.cgi/ModuleMeetingInfo/abstractguidelines" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm22/prelim.cgi/ModuleMeetingInfo/abstractguidelines</span></a></p></li><li dir="ltr" style="list-style-type:disc;font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre"><p dir="ltr" role="presentation" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:12pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Note that there are reduced cost registration fees for students coming from low and lower middle income countries. For more information on this, please visit: </span><a href="https://www.agu.org/Fall-Meeting/Pages/Attend/Register#rates" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">https://www.agu.org/Fall-Meeting/Pages/Attend/Register#rates</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p></li></ul><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap"> </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-weight:700;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Session description:</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">ED034. Undergraduate Students Sharing in the Geosciences: Promoting Scientific Research Collaborations Across Disciplines (link to session: </span><a href="https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm22/prelim.cgi/Session/162214" style="text-decoration:none"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm22/prelim.cgi/Session/162214</span></a><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">)</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Undergraduate research opportunities in the geosciences provide experiences where students can engage in meaningful relationships with faculty mentors. Students also gain much from interactions with other students across disciplines as valuable feedback is exchanged and connections made, possibly leading to professional collaboration. This session invites undergraduates to share their research on topics across the geosciences as we highlight the work of undergraduate students and their research facilitators. We encourage successful multidisciplinary projects that provide increased opportunities for research collaborations either with fellow students or with mentors.</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">We look forward to learning about your work in December!</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Best regards,</span></p><br><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Esther James, Harvard University</span></p><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(34,34,34);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Jeffrey A Battaglia, </span><span style="font-size:11pt;font-family:Arial;color:rgb(38,38,38);font-variant-ligatures:normal;font-variant-east-asian:normal;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap">Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University</span></span><div><font color="#262626" face="Arial"><span style="font-size:14.666666984558105px;white-space:pre-wrap"><br clear="all"></span></font><div><div dir="ltr" class="gmail_signature" data-smartmail="gmail_signature"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:normal">Esther K. James, Ph.D.<br>Department Preceptor</div><div style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:Calibri,sans-serif;font-size:14px;line-height:normal"><a href="http://www.eps.harvard.edu/" style="font-family:arial,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