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Quick Hits

  • We are pleased to announce that Jerry DeGraff will be the 2015 - 2016 Richard H. Jahns Distinguished Lecturer.  Please view Jerry's biography and list of potential talks.
  • Congratulations to newly elected 2015-2016 EEGD Management Board:
    • Chair - Matthew Crawford (Kentucky Geological Survey)
    • Vice-Chair - Thad Wasklewicz (East Carolina University)
    • Secretary - Jessica Witt (Bechtel Corporation)
    • Member-at-Large - Stephen Slaughter (Washington Geological Survey)
    • Thanks to our outgoing Chair, Bill Burns (Oregon DOGAMI) for his dedication to the division over the past four years!
  • EEGD is seeking nominations for the following awards (deadlines are in parentheses):
  • Congratulations to the 2014 EEGD Award Winners:
    • Jahns Lecturer - Eldon Gath
    • Distinguished Practice - Lew Rosenberg
    • Meritorious Service - Jim McCalpin
    • E.B. Burwell Award - Turner, A.K. and Schuster, R.L., 2012, Rockfall; Characterization and Control: Transportation Research Board, Miscellaneous Publication, National Academy Press, Washington D.C., 658 p. plus DVD-ROM
    • Shlemon Scholarship Awards - Sarah Lindsay Poluga (Kent State University), Ethan Faber (Colorado School of Mines), Na-Hyun Jung (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), John Wall (North Carolina State University).
  • In light of the popularity of the offer, EEGD is continuing to offer FREE MEMBERSHIP IN EEGD for students.  Visit the GSA Membership website to register now!!!
  • ATTENTION STUDENTS - Please check the awards page for information on the Roy J. Shlemon Scholarship Fund.  This fund consists of two awards, the Roy J. Shlemon Scholarship Award, which supports Doctoral and Masters level Research, and the Roy J. Shlemon Meeting Award, which helps defray the costs of of meeting attendance for both graduate and undergraduate students.  Meeting award applications are due three months prior to the conference you plan on attending.

  • The Environmental and Engineering Geology Division is seeking a volunteer(s) to edit our Newsletter and webpage.  Please contact Dennis Staley (dstaley@usgs.gov) if you are interested.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • GSA Geoscience Job Board

    If you are looking for a new geoscience position, or seeking qualified candidates, be sure to use GSA’s Geoscience Job Board. It is an excellent resource. Job seekers: access at no charge. Job posters: the page receives more than 10,000 views each month. Contact: advertising@geosociety.org.

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