Graduate students Fransiska Dannemann (Southern Methodist University) and Nate Lindsey (University of California, Berkeley) received Seismological Society of America (SSA) travel grants to attend the September 2017 Geoscience Congressional Visits Day (Geo‐CVD) in Washington, D.C. The annual event aims to both raise visibility and increase support for the geosciences. Below, Dannemann and Lindsey reflect on their visit to Capitol Hill.

By Fransiska Dannemann

Our preparations for the 2017 Geo‐CVD included researching our representatives’ core issues and historical support of the geosciences as well as familiarizing ourselves with geoscience‐related bills currently on the docket. As a dual Ph.D. student at Southern...

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