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Pre-College Geoscience Researchers Recognized at Intel ISEF 2017

The American Geosciences Institute was pleased to recognize three outstanding projects by pre-college students at this year's Intel International Science & Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) on May 19, 2017, in Los Angeles, Calif. This year's award recipients showcased a broad range of exciting geoscience topics including geothermal vents, paleontology, soil contamination, and volcanoes. In support of Intel ISEF, AGI sponsors a first place award of $1,250; a second award of $1000; and a third award of $500.

AWG Awards 2016 Brunton Award! #Geoscience #WomenInSTEM

AWG's 2016 Brunton Award WInner Emily White
The Association for Women Geoscientists announced the 2016 winner of the "Brunton Award" in its quarterly newsletter GAEA. This year, it went to Emily White, PhD. candidate at the University of Idaho in their Tectonics and Basin Analysis Group. The AWG Brunton Award promotes the future of field mapping and data acquisition for the upcoming generation of women geoscientists. The award will go to a female geoscience student at the senior level or in her early graduate studies who has been a summer intern, excelled at field camp, or performed field data collection that leads to a senior or graduate thesis. Read Emily's statement below. 

USGS and Humboldt State Scientists Among the 2017 SSA Awards #earthquake

SSA Reid Medal which is one of the most prestigious SSA awards
Earthquakes have the potential to impact lives, infrastructure and economies; and many scientists dedicate their careers to understanding them better. The Seismological Society of America recognizes several scientists annually for their advances in the field of seismology and for their work educating the public about the risks associated with earthquakes.

GeoCUR Undergraduate Research Mentor Award Application Open #highered

Field research in snowy conditions. Photo courtesy of Arnaud Mansat, from AGI’s 2014 Life in the Field contest.
The application period for the Geoscience Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (GeoCUR) Undergraduate Research Mentor Award is now open. The award was established by the division in order to highlight the importance of mentoring undergraduate research activities. The successful applicant will receive $500 and a year-long membership to the Council on Undergraduate Research.

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