G.L.O.W. History

G.L.O.W. (Geoscience Leadership Organization for Women) is an organization within the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin that was developed to promote leadershipoutreach, and community within earth sciences, impacting all members of the geoscience community.


Date/Time Event Location Extra Information Contact
10/4/2014 Outreach Helping Hands Home GLOW volunteered at Helping Hands Home with a paleontology craft project and rock samples! Gabby Ramirez
9/30/2014 Meeting JGB ExxonMobil recruiter Patricia Walker spoke about her career as a geologist Emilie Gentry
9/27/2014 8:30am Day Hike St. Edwards Park Day hike in St. Edwards Park led by graduate student Meredith Bush, complete with a rope swing! Bridget Pettit  

9/15/2014 5:15pm Meeting JGB Dr. Liz Catlos spoke about her career as a professor of geology Emilie Gentry
9/2/2014 5:15pm Meeting JGB JSG Career Center’s Chelsea Ochoa gave a presentation on career fair prep Emilie Gentry
3/25/2014 6pm Professor dinner Clay Pit Undergraduates dined with JSG professors and discussed research, geology, and future goals. Anastasia Piliouras
3/23/2014 noon Day hike Pedernales Falls A day hike at Pedernales Falls State Park, led by Dr. David Mohrig. Anastasia Piliouras
3/18/2014 5:15pm Meeting JGB TCEQ came to talk about working for the state. Emilie Gentry
3/6/2014 9:30-11am GLOW breakfast Barrow Conference Room Take a break from midterms with coffee and breakfast tacos. Anastasia Piliouras
3/1/2014 Explore UT UT GLOW volunteered to help out at Explore UT. Gabby Ramirez
2/18/2014 5:15pm Meeting JGB 3.222 How to get involved in research. We had a panel of undergraduates, graduate students, and post-docs to answer questions about research. Emilie Gentry
2/4/2014 5:15pm GLOW meeting JGB 3.222 How to plan for life after grad school. Emilie Gentry
1/27/2014 5:15pm GLOW meeting JGB 3.222 First meeting of the semester! Guest speakers Patrick McAndless from Imperial Metals, Dean Mosher from JSG, and Dr. Steve Dent from Austin High School talk about various careers in geoscience. Emilie Gentry
1/16/2014 Science Night Murchison Elementary School GLOW members visited Murchison Elementary in Pflugerville for their Science Night to teach kids and parents about rocks and minerals. Gabby Ramirez
12/10/2013 evening GLOW study hours Holland center Get help studying for finals. Emilie Gentry
12/8/2013 Christmas Party Holiday party with UGS Emilie Gentry
11/19/2013 5:15pm GLOW meeting Barrow Conference Room Geology trivia! Emilie Gentry
11/7/2013 7pm Movie night JGB Chasing Ice Anastasia Piliouras
11/6/2013 5:15pm GLOW meeting JGB Barrow Conference Room Susan Longacre, previously at Chevron Emilie Gentry
10/27/2013 2-5pm Longhorn Halloween Frank Erwin Center A free, safe Halloween program for children of UT personnel. Gabby Ramirez
10/26/2013 11am Kayaking Lady Bird Lake A fun day of kayaking on the river! Anastasia Piliouras
10/22/2013 5:15pm GLOW meeting JGB 3.222 Learn about the different disciplines of geoscience, possible career paths, and how to get involved in research as an undergraduate. Emilie Gentry
10/8/2013 6:15pm Study hall JGB Midterm study party! Study with friends and get some extra help from upperclassmen or graduate students. Anastasia Piliouras
10/8/2013 5:15pm GLOW meeting JGB 3.222 What to expect in an interview with Chelsea Ochoa. Emilie Gentry
10/2/2013 8pm Star gazing RLM Free public star party on top of Robert Lee Moore Hall, courtesy of the UT Astronomy Department! Anastasia Piliouras
9/24/2013 5:15pm General Meeting JGB 3.222 Annie Tendall spoke about The Wells Project, which involves building wells to help small villages around the world get clean water. Emilie Gentry
9/10/2013 5:15pm General Meeting JGB 3.222 First organizational meeting Emilie Gentry
April 27, 2013 3:30p Helping Hands Volunteering! Helping Hand Home for Children We visited the Helping Hand Home for Children to bring some exciting activities for the children and teach them a little bit about earth sciences. Marissa Vara
April 27, 2013 11:00a End of the year potluck! Pease Park A fun get together to celebrate the end of the school year! Rania Eldam
April 26, 2013 12:00-2:00p Dr. Mathewson Lecture JGB 2.216 A great opportunity for persons interested in understanding how to become a licensed Professional Geologist, why it is important, and pertinent information regarding the first step; the Fundamentals Exam. Rania Eldam
April 23, 2013 5:00p GLOW Meeting & Elections Barrow Conference Room Meeting topic TBA. Officer elections. Rania Eldam
Apr 10, 2013 Caving Trip Whirlpool Cave A social event for beginner cavers in Austin’s Whirlpool Cave! Rania Eldam
Whirlpool Cave
February 15, 2013 Chili Cookoff Pease Park A social event for GLOW and GSEC to come together, eat good chili, and make new friends! Rania Eldam
Nov 11, 2012 Westcave Preserve Day Hike Westcave Preserve A social event in the amazing natural preserve located near Hamilton Pool. Emilie Gentry
Nov 2, 2012 Girl Scout Troop Outreach Gullett Elementary School Several of our members went to a Brownies’ Girl Scout Troop meeting to talk a little bit about how water flows into our aquifers and what types of chemicals can affect it. Rania Eldam Aquifer Activity
Oct 23, 2012 GLOW Meeting JGB 3.222 Denise Cox, Vice President of Storm Energy and Executive Committee Secretary of AAPG talked about her experiences and successes in the work force. Rania Eldam
Sept 26th, 2012 Outreach Event SAC, TMM The Ann Richards School, a local all-girls charter school, visited the university, as 13 GLOW volunteers led instructional activities about geology, hydrogeology, and paleontology. Marissa Vara Understanding Geologic Time Grades 6-8 

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