History

Geoscience Leadership Organization for Women promotes leadershipoutreach, and community within earth sciences, impacting all members of the geoscience community.


 

Date/Time Event Location Extra Information Contact
3/3/2015 Meeting JGB 4.102 Special guest Margaret Mattix, VP of Global Marketing for ExxonMobil, spoke about having presence as a woman in industry. Emilie Gentry
2/24/15  Meeting JGB 4.102 Dr. Whitney Behr gave a talk about her research, spoke about being a professor, and answered questions about the work-life balance. Emilie Gentry
2/17/2015 Lunch Fricano’s Deli A couple GLOW officers met with Lead Analyst of the Union for Concerned Scientists, Gretchen Goldman to talk about UCS and its research Emilie Gentry UCS
2/16/2015 Outreach Austin Convention Center Members of GLOW served as judges for the Earth Science Division for the Austin Regional Science Fair Gabby Ramirez Austin Science Fair
2/9/2015 Meeting  JGB 4.102 A panel of juniors and seniors spoke about their experience with undergraduate research and the various options available to undergraduates. Emilie Gentry
 1/23/2015  Meeting JGB 4.102  A panel of skilled geologists gave tips and tricks to know for field work and field camp Emilie Gentry
1/22/2015 Kickoff Party JGB 3.222 Food, fun, and mingling: old and new members met and officers discussed plans for the semester Emilie Gentry
12/2/2014  Holiday Party  JGB 3.222 Dinner, desert, and Elf made for a great study break! Emilie Gentry
11/18/2014 Meeting JGB 3.222  A select panel of researchers discussed various methods of research, including field work, lab work, and modeling Emilie Gentry
11/5/2014 Meeting JGB 3.222 Member of JSG Advisory Board and 1st female president of AAPG Robbie Gries gave a special presentation on the history of women in petroleum Emilie Gentry
11/2/2014 Outreach Frank Erwin Center GLOW members made “slime” with the children of UT Faculty and Staff at Longhorn Halloween Gabby Ramirez
10/28/2014 Meeting JGB 3.222 Workshop with Lindsay Chamberlain on building personal leadership skills Emilie Gentry
10/26/14 Kayaking Town Lake A great, sunny day of kayaking on Town Lake Kayaking 10.29.14
10/14/2014 Meeting JGB 3.222 Geosciences Disciplines Panel Emilie Gentry
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 3.222 ExxonMobil recruiter Patricia Walker spoke about her career as a geologist Emilie Gentry
9/27/2014 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 Meeting JGB Dr. Liz Catlos spoke about her career as a professor of geology Emilie Gentry
9/2/2014 Meeting JGB JSG Career Center’s Chelsea Ochoa gave a presentation on career fair prep Emilie Gentry
3/25/2014 Professor dinner Clay Pit Undergraduates dined with JSG professors and discussed research, geology, and future goals. Anastasia Piliouras
3/23/2014 Day hike Pedernales Falls A day hike at Pedernales Falls State Park, led by Dr. David Mohrig. Anastasia Piliouras
3/18/2014 Meeting JGB TCEQ came to talk about working for the state. Emilie Gentry
3/6/2014 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 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 Meeting JGB 3.222 How to plan for life after grad school. Emilie Gentry
1/27/2014 5:15pm 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 GLOW study hours Holland center Get help studying for finals. Emilie Gentry
12/8/2013 Holiday Party Holiday party with UGS Emilie Gentry
11/19/2013 GLOW meeting Barrow Conference Room Geology trivia! Emilie Gentry
11/7/2013 Movie night JGB Chasing Ice Anastasia Piliouras
11/6/2013 GLOW meeting JGB Barrow Conference Room Susan Longacre, previously at Chevron Emilie Gentry
10/27/2013 Longhorn Halloween Frank Erwin Center A free, safe Halloween program for children of UT personnel. Gabby Ramirez
10/26/2013 Kayaking Lady Bird Lake A fun day of kayaking on the river! Anastasia Piliouras
10/22/2013 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 Study hall JGB Midterm study party! Study with friends and get some extra help from upperclassmen or graduate students. Anastasia Piliouras
10/8/2013 GLOW meeting JGB 3.222 What to expect in an interview with Chelsea Ochoa. Emilie Gentry
10/2/2013 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 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 General Meeting JGB 3.222 First organizational meeting Emilie Gentry
April 27, 2013 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 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 6-8My Visit To The Museum – PreK-Kindergarten