Geology & Geophysics Milestones

Milestones

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Tekla Harms, a professor of geology at Amherst College, has received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Association for Women Geoscientists for “inspiring Earth scientists, fostering an appreciation for all things geological, and for being a powerful role model and mentor.”

Camille A. Partin, an assistant professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Saskatchewan, has received the Exchange Award from the Association of Women Geoscientists for her work that “elevates the technical contributions of women to geoscience.”

Susan Nissen received the President’s Award from the Association of Women Geoscientists for her “guidance and leadership to AWG during our 2013–14 rebranding and rebuilding program.”

Dennise Templeton, a postdoctoral researcher at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, received special recognition from the Association of Women Geoscientists for her “dedication to outreach” that helped grow AWG’s membership.

Khalia Payton, of Fort Valley State University, received a minority scholarship from the Association of Women Geoscientists.

Rebekah Levine, of the University of New Mexico, has received the Susan Takken Student Research Presentation Travel Award from the Association of Women Geoscientists.

Kyungjin Min and Kelly Logan, of the University of Kansas, have received graduate research scholarships from the Association of Women Geoscientists.

David Hastings, a professor at Eckerd College has been nominated by the Union of Concerned Scientists for its 2014 Got Science? Champion, in recognition of those who have stood up for science in 2014.

Citation: AGU (2015), Milestones, Eos, 96, doi:10.1029/2015EO021663.

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