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AGU Virtual Poster Showcase

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Virtual Poster Showcase is an affordable and accessible opportunity that allows undergraduate (pursuing Bachelor’s, Bachelor’s Honors, or Associate’s) and graduate (pursuing Master’s or Ph.D.) students to present their research virtually, alleviating any need to travel.

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Sarah Fortner wins CUR’s 2016 Volunteer Award

Geoscience Councilor Sarah Fortner was recognized at the Annual Business Meeting of the Council on Undergraduate Research as the organization’s Volunteer of the Year. Congratulations, Sarah! Sarah Fortner after receiving the CUR Volunteer of the Year Award. Photo taken by

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2015 Undergraduate Research Mentor Award – Mark Wilson

The fifth recipient of the GeoCUR Undergraduate Research Mentor Award is Mark Wilson, Lewis M. and Marian Senter Nixon Professor of Natural Sciences and Geology at The College of Wooster. Listen to an interview with the awardee (hit the “play”

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2016 GeoCUR Award for Excellence in Student Research

For the third time in 2016, CUR’s Geosciences Division presented the GeoCUR Award for Excellence in Student Research.  Please review the citations from the nominators (PDF) and join us in congratulating our third group of student awardees. Media coverage for student

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AGU Signs Agreement with Council on Undergraduate Research

From AGU website (January 7, 2016)  —  In furtherance of their shared goals to build and sustain the global science talent pool,the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU).

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AGU Town Hall on Discovery-Based Research Experiences

Members of the Geoscience Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) are leading a Town Hall session at the upcoming American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco titled National Academy of Sciences Convocation Report: Integrating Discovery-Based Research

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AGI hosts 2015 “Life as a Geoscientist” Photo Contest

AGI is looking for any and all geoscience images featuring our internships, research, or geoscience work as a whole. Photos can be entered into three different categories: Outdoor Lab, Indoor Lab, and Data Visualization. AGI wants our best photos showing

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