Geoscience Currents #26 examines the sources of high school graduates from which geoscience programs and their universities recruit. Geoscience departments see students coming from generally the same catchment as their parent institution, though geoscience students tend slightly to be more “local” than their peers on campus. Some regional variations are evident, especially in the Northeast where a higher percentage of undergraduate students are recruited from outside the region as compared to other U.S. regions. Also, geoscience departments in the South tend to have a higher percentage of bachelor degree recipients that graduated from high schools in the South as compared to all bachelor degree recipients from universities in the South. Read more in Geoscience Currents #26.