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AWG Outstanding Educator Award — Barbara Dutrow

Barbara (Barb) Dutrow, the Adolphe G. Gueymard Professor of Geology at Louisiana State University (USA), has received the 2016 Outstanding Educator Award from the American Women in Geosciences, this organization’s premier professional award. The award honors women who are well-­established college or university teachers who have played a significant role in the education and support of geoscientists within and beyond the classroom, in advancing the persistence of females and underrepresented minorities in geoscience careers, and in raising the general profile of the geosciences. The award was presented to Barb at the September 2016 Geological Society of America meeting in Denver (Colorado, USA).

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GeoCUR 2016 Undergraduate Research Mentor Award — Wendy Bohrson

Wendy Bohrson, Professor of Geological Sciences at Central Washington University (USA), has been awarded the 2016 Undergraduate Research Mentor Award by the Geoscience Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (GeoCUR). This annual award recognizes not only exceptional
ability in maintaining good student–faculty relations but also in developing innovative approaches to undergraduate-level research.

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2015 Carnegie Mineralogical Award – George Harlow

The Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA) is pleased to announce that Dr. George E. Harlow (American Museum of Natural History in New York City, USA) is the winner of the 2015 Carnegie Mineralogical Award. The award was presented by Eric Dorfman, Director of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, during the Saturday night Awards Banquet at the 2016 Tucson Gem and Mineral Show (Arizona, USA). The Carnegie Mineralogical Award honors outstanding contributions in mineralogical preservation, conservation, and education and is considered one of the most prestigious awards in the field of mineralogy.

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The Geological Society of London Awards

Download Article (PDF) June 2016 Issue Table of Contents Thematic Articles Editorial From the Editors Meet the Authors CosmoElements Book Review People in the News Society News The 2016 Geological Society of London (GSL) awards were presented at their annual President’s Day event (8 June 2016). The society has been awarding medals for significant achievement…

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The Royal Society of Canada Names New Fellows

Roger François (Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, The University of British Columbia, Canada) and Philippe Van Cappellen (Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada) were inducted as Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada at the society’s Induction and Awards Ceremony on 28 November 2015 in Victoria, British Columbia.

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Earth Scientists Elected to the Academia Europea

Download Article (PDF) December 2015 Issue Table of Contents Thematic Articles Editorial From the Editors Perspective Meet the Authors Book Review Parting Shots People In The News Society News In 2015, five Earth scientists were elected as members of the Academia Europaea (www.ae-info.org). Academia Europaea was founded in 1988 and is a European, nongovernmental association that…

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