Learning is important—now more than ever. How do you equip yourself for changing times? How do you deepen and broaden your knowledge? Here is an informal place to find out what we’re doing, what we’re planning, and how we’re listening to you. Dr. Susan Nash, AAPG’s Director of Education and Professional Development, shares the new territory she’s introducing to AAPG with courses and dynamic new workshops. She is also planning more interactive, Web 2.0 offerings. So, give her your input about the best and worst of the wild and woolly world of webinars, Web-based training, and open courseware.

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Bradford “Brad” Burton is an associate professor in the Natural and Environmental Sciences Department at Western Colorado University (WCU) in Gunnison, Colo. He holds the Rady Chair in Petroleum Geology at WCU.  

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Rebekah Kienenberger, an Earth and space science teacher from Arete Preparatory Academy in Gilbert, Ariz., has been named as the 2020 American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation’s Teacher of the Year.

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The AAPG Foundation's 2019 Inspirational Geoscience Educator Award recipient, Brett Carpenter, was the Earth Science Week speaker at University of Tulsa's Geo Seminar. His research is a project that examines the elements that make pre-existing basement faults prone to earthquakes.

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International semifinalist teams compete for Excellence in Teamwork award, Excellence in Innovation Award, Third Place Stoneley Medal, Second Place Selley Cup and First Place Imperial Barrel Award.

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Outstanding geoscience students and AAPG Student Chapters receive awards for Best Student Paper/Oral Presentations, Best Student Posters, Outstanding Student Chapters and the AAPG Student Chapter YouTube™Contest winners.

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The next article in the Yellow Ribbon Series features Cameron Gernant. The Yellow Ribbon Series focuses on the stories of returning military veterans who are pursuing degrees in the geosciences as a transition into the workforce with civilian technical careers. 

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The AAPG Foundation is proud to announce the recipient of the 2019 Teacher of the Year (TOTY) award, Laura Branch. Branch teaches AP Environmental Science, geology and general science classes at Ernest Righetti High School in Santa Maria, Calif. 

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The first article in the Yellow Ribbon Series features Bonnie Flynn, a 2018 recipient of a scholarship from the AAPG Foundation's Deana and Paul Strunk Military Veterans Scholarship Program. The Yellow Ribbon Series focuses on the stories of returning military veterans who are pursuing degrees in the geosciences as a transition into the workforce with civilian technical careers.

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Foundation Update

The Teacher of the Year (TOTY) Award is granted annually to an outstanding teacher within the United States who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in the field of geoscience education. Submit your application now for the 2019 TOTY award. Entry Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019

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Foundation Update

Are you a graduate student researching petroleum, energy-mineral resources or related environmental geology issues? You could be eligible for financial assistance to fund your graduate research. If you haven’t started your application for research funding yet, do it today!?

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