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In the first Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) student competition that was held at the AAPG Convention in Long Beach, the University of Aberdeen (Scotland) won first place, which netted the team $20,000 in scholarship funds, a trophy and individual medals.

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Are you a student who’s anxious to have a good start in your petroleum career?

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Last month we shared success stories from AAPG student chapters at the University of Texas-El Paso and the University of Bucharest. This month three more outstanding student chapters share their experiences and advice for success.

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Taking it to the streets: Ryan Henry, who found creative ways to teach earth sciences to students at a Tulsa Street School, is this year’s AAPG Teacher of the Year.

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Dating back nearly 30 years, the AAPG Student Chapters Program began in 1979 as a six-school, three-year pilot program; the six were “oil patch” schools New Orleans, Oklahoma, Southern Methodist, Texas A&M and Texas Tech, and “non-oil patch” Maryland University.

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Chevron Corporation has graciously agreed to provide corporate sponsorship for Student Member dues, effective immediately.

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It’s a new school year for universities, with a new kind of student. Geoscience professors have seen the desktop-computer generation, the super-processor generation and the laptop generation. Now they’re welcoming the cell-phone/iPod/Xbox/Blackberry/digital-revolution generation.

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Manpower is the buzzword in our profession today -- it’s a hot topic in the petroleum industry worldwide, and in the United States it is a very hot topic in Washington, D.C. According to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) there is a projected shortage of professionals in numerous disciplines due to the retirement of post-World War II “baby boomers” during the next 10 years.

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AAPG has several opportunities in the next several weeks for those who want to make vacation time last a little longer by taking a field seminar. There also are short courses to help you brush up on much-needed skills (and earn Professional Development Hours, too).

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This issue of the EXPLORER carries a poster for Earth Science Week, promoting a series of events Oct. 8-14 engaging students and the public in an effort to spread earth science literacy. With a theme of “Be A Citizen Scientist,” Earth Science Week 2006 marks the ninth year AGI has sponsored this international event. Each year, local groups, educators and interested individuals organize activities to discover the Earth sciences and promote responsible stewardship of the Earth.

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