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2020 GeoCUR Award for Excellence in Student Research

In 2020, CUR’s Geosciences Division presented the GeoCUR Award for Excellence in Student Research. Please review the citations from the nominators (2020 Award Citations) and join us in congratulating our student awardees for their work and recognition!

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GeoCUR Early Career Distinguished Mentor Award

The Geosciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research has established an annual award to recognize faculty, scientists, and educators engaging in original and successful mentoring of undergraduate research activities who demonstrate dedication to the scholarly success of their students.

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2018 Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

The 8th recipient of the GeoCUR Undergraduate Research Mentor Award is Colin Laroque, a professor in the Department of Soil Science in the School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan.  He is an interdisciplinary scientist, with a

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2019 GeoCUR Award for Excellence in Student Research

In 2019, 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 sixth group of student awardees in the history of this award!

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2017 Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

The seventh recipient of the GeoCUR Undergraduate Research Mentor Award is Brannon Andersen from the Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University.  The Award recognizes his longstanding excellence in and commitment to ‘teaching through research’ by embedding research in the

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Councilor – Ginny Peterson

Ginny Peterson is a Professor and former Head of the Geology Department at Grand Valley State University.  She has served as a GeoCUR Councilor for many years and is currently serving as Division Chair. “My own experience as an undergraduate

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Now accepting nominations for the 2018 GeoCUR Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

The Geosciences Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research (GeoCUR) is now accepting nominations for its annual award that highlights the importance of mentoring undergraduate research activities. The award annually recognizes an individual who serves as a role model for

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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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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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