Over the course of forty years, we have been proud to honor and award the Department of Geology students and faculty. Please browse award recipients by cicking the award link below.

Awards

  • Graduate Student of the Year
  • Undergraduate Student of the Year
  • Field School Student of the Year
  • Science Fair Geoscience Awards
  • University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards
  • Department of Geology Teacher of the Year
  • Department of Geology Professor of the Year
  • Joseph W. Berg Scholarship
  • John Sanford Levy Award
  • Bernadette and Gilles Allard Award
  • General Sandy Beaver Professor Award
  • J. Hatten Howard III Honors Teaching Award
  • Lothar Tresp Distinguished Honors Professor
  • UGA Creative Research Medal
  • External Awards
  • Watts Wheeler

Complete Listing of Department of Geology Graduate Student of the Year Awards

Department of Geology Graduate Student of the Year Awards

Department of Geology Undergraduate Student of the Year Awards

This award is determined by a vote of the faculty of the Department of Geology.

Department of Geology Field School Student of the Year

Georgia State Science Fair Geoscience Award

The Geoscience award goes to an individual in the senior division of the Georgia State Science Fair who demonstrates a fundamental knowledge of earth sciences and its relationship to society.

University Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards

Department of Geology Teacher of the Year Awards

This award is determined by a vote of the undergraduate students of the Department of Geology.

Department of Geology Professor of the Year

This award is determined by a vote of the graduate students of the Department of Geology.

Joseph W. Berg Scholarship

John Sanford Levy Award

Bernadette and Gilles Allard Award

Past Awards

General Sandy Beaver Professor Award

This award is given by the University of Georgia after nomination by a department and competitive selection by a university committee.

J. Hatten Howard III Honors Teaching Award

This award is named after late Geology Professor J. Hatten Howard III. It is determined by University's Honors Program for teaching in Honors classes.

Lothar Tresp Outstanding Honors Professor

This award is determined by University's Honors Program for teaching in Honors classes. It was originally the Outstanding Honors Professor Award and was renamed after Lothar Tresp in the mid-1990s.

UGA Creative Research Medal

This award is given by the University of Georgia Research Foundation after nomination by a department and competitive selection by a university committee.

External Awards

These are awards given by scholarly societies for regionally, nationally, and internationally recognized contributions to the earth sciences.

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Past Years

Watts Wheeler

2013

2012

Miriam Watts-Wheeler Travel Grants

2014

2013