Category: News and Announcements

Fall Newsletter

MPOWIR (Mentoring Physical Oceanography Women to Increase Retention) is pleased to announce several opportunities to get involved.  For more information on any of our programs and initiatives, please visit Please feel free to share this e-mail through your department

Fall Newsletter

MPOWIR Mentor Group Registration: Mentor Group registration is now open, to all women physical oceanographers based in the USA, in the early career stages from the final year of the PhD, through postdoc, and into the first couple of years

Winter Newsletter

MPOWIR at Ocean Sciences: MPOWIR is planning several activities at Ocean Sciences. Town Hall: ‘Making the Most of Mentoring Relationships’, Monday, February 12th from 12:45pm- 01:45pm, Oregon Convention Center – D137-D138 MPOWIR recently conducted a community survey on mentoring needs.

Susan Lozier awarded AMS Joanne Simpson Mentorship Award

MPOWIR is pleased to celebrate the recognition of Susan Lozier for the AMS Joanne Simpson Mentorship Award for her leadership in the establishment of MPOWIR. Susan played a key role in initiating, coordinating and leading MPOWIR for over ten years. As a

New Career Profiles

If you haven’t visited the MPOWIR Career Profiles page recently, it is worth a visit.  We’ve received and added profiles of Physical Oceanographers from a variety of institutions and career paths. Lisa Beal, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Diane Bennett Fribance, Coastal Carolina

AGU Ocean Sciences executive committee members at large

The AGU Ocean Sciences Executive Committee includes elected officers and members at large. Graduate student member-at-large for 2016-2017. Self-nominations. Please encourage students whom you think might be interested to apply. Send a CV and a short paragraph explaining why you

Workshop for early career geoscience faculty

MPOWIR Fall Newsletter

As a new initiative, MPOWIR is producing a quarterly newsletter. In the Newletter you’ll find updates on upcoming MPOWIR opportunities, highlights of participants experiences, and news from the Physical Oceanography community. Below first issue for the Fall of 2014.  Please

MentorNet Opens its Doors to Students from All Campuses

Any qualified student with an ‘.edu’ address can now seek a mentor. The U.S now ranks 27th in the world in the production of graduates in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), while the global economy increasingly requires engineers and

Early-Career Scientist Development Workshop

Registration for the Early-Career Scientist Development Workshop held in association with the IUGG Assembly in Melbourne, Australia on Monday, 27 June 2011 is now open at: <> The application deadline is April 11th, 2011. Participation is free of charge and