Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon

Scientific Awards, Honors, Degrees, and Achievements

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7/86 Invited by the U.S. Exchanges Delegation to lecture throughout China on Gold Technology

 

5/80 Selected to review Northern Technology proposals for the Alaska Council on Science and Technology

 

3/79 Citation of honor, National Association of Geology Teachers and U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Field Program

 

10/78 AMAX Scholarship for outstanding field performance

 

1978 Awarded a U.S. Department of Energy Research Grant

DEGREES & CERTIFICATIONS

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PhD 1999, University of Reading, England - Academic Writing Education

TESL Certification, Cambridge University, 1996

M.S. Geoscience, 1980, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

B.A. Earth and Space Sciences, 1977, State University of New York at Stony Brook

B.A. Environmental Studies, 1977, State University of New York at Stony Brook

B.A. Fine Arts, 1977, State University of New York at Stony Brook

New York State Teacher's Certification (Science), 1977

Black Belt, Shudokan Karate, 1986


MISC ACHIEVEMENTS

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Lead a movement to honor geological pioneer FLORENCE WEBER for the University of Alaska's highest award. Florence Weber, along with her colleague Florence Collins, flew a biplane to Alaska in 1949 and became the very first female geological explorers in the state. The nomination efforts led to Florence Weber being granted an honorary PhD by the uninversity in 1987.

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Spearheaded a movement to nominate adoption pioneer BERTHA HOLT for a Nobel Peace Prize. The effort resulted in successfully advancing Bertha Holt as a Nobel Peace Prize candidate in 1990 (although the actual prize that year went to Mikhail Gorbachev).

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1996 Listed in Who's Who in America in the West, 75th Anniversary Edition.

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