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Train and Goldner Receive AGI's Roy Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Teachers Marcia Train and Mark Goldner have been named the 2023 recipients of the American Geosciences Institute's (AGI) Edward C. Roy Jr. Award for Excellence in K-8 Earth Science Teaching. To celebrate AGI's 75th anniversary, the Institute is giving two awards this year — one at the elementary-school level and one at the middle-school level — rather than the traditional single award.

AGI Hosts New IRIS Online Course on Careers in Geophysics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The SAGE Facilities operated by Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) and workforce diversity and inclusion expert Heather Houlton have developed a free, five-hour course, "Unearth Your Future: How You Can Shape the Geoscience Profession for the Needs of the 21st Century," which is geared toward undergraduate students, sharing new perspectives on geoscience and geophysics careers, workforce information, and key strategies for conducting a successful job search.


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