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34th International Geological Congress Travel Grant and Mentoring Program
The Geological Society of America (GSA) and the U.S. National Committee for the International Union of Geological Sciences (USNC/GS) awarded travel fellowship grants to 33 early career scientists so they could present their research at the 34th International Geological Congress in Brisbane, Australia in 2012.

This program was administered under the auspices of the GSA and the National Academies (NAS), with funds from the Geological Society of America Foundation, Shell, Inc, and the American Geosciences Institute. 

IGC USNC/GS Travel Grant Awardees:
Jason Barnes, University of Michigan
Tandis Bidgoli, University of Kansas
Blair Burgreen, Stanford University
Emily Chin, Rice University 
Harmony Colella, Miami University of Ohio
Tracey Conrad, University of California Santa Cruz
Alicia Cruz-Uribe, The Pennsylvania State University
Ying Cui, The Pennsylvania State University
Ivy Ddamba, Dartmouth College
Julie Griffin, University of California - Davis
Richard Hale, University of Washington
Matthew Konfirst, Northern Illinois University
Alexis (Lex) Lambeck, University of Florida
Fan-Chi Lin, University of Colorado Boulder
Rowan Martindale, University of Southern California
Ana Martinez, Loma Linda University
Ryan McKenzie, University of California, Riverside
Michael Meyer, Virginia Polytechnic and State University
Shaena Montanari, Richard Gilder Graduate School
Robin Nagy, Utah State University
Jeffrey Oalmann, University of Kansas
Leo Peters, The Pennsylvania State University
Fang Ren, Saint Louis University
Tiffany Rivera, Roskilde University  
Monica Rolls, Smith College 
Sarah Slotznick, California Institute of Technology
Danielle Sumy, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University
Lydia Tackett, University of Southern California
Tania Villasenor Jorquera, University of Florida
Ekatherina Wagenknecht, University of Massachusetts Boston
John Warden, The University of Texas at Austin
DeBonne Wishart, Central State University
Chris Yakymchuk, University of Maryland 

Three U.S. Early Career Scientists Awarded the Prestigious IUGS 2012 Hutchinson Fund Awards
The IUGS Hutchinson “Young Scientists” Foundation promotes the professional growth of deserving, meritorious young scientists from around the world by supporting their participation in important IUGS-sponsored conferences. The recipients of the 2012 Hutchinson Fund Awards were: Tandis S. BIDGOLI (University of Kansas, U.S.), Shaena MONTANARI (American Museum of Natural History, New York, U.S.), Tiffany RIVERA (Idaho, U.S.), Danielle THOMSON (Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada), Shuhong WANG (South China Sea Institute of Oceanography, Guangzhou, China), and Sandow M. YIDANA (University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana). The three U.S. scientists were also awarded grants through the Geological Society of America/U.S. National Committee for Geological Sciences travel grant program.




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