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Graduate student honored with prestigious academic award

Posted on Jan 13, 2014 in News

bellGraduate student Beth Ann Bell was honored at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) as one of only 8 students to win an Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) in the Volcanology, Geochemistry, and Petrology section.  OSPAs are awarded to only the top 3-5% of presenters in each section in recognition of high quality research in the geophysical sciences.  Beth Ann received the award for her paper “Late Hadean-Eoarchean transitions in crustal evolution from Hf isotopic evidence in the Jack Hills zircons”.  Beth Ann, whose advisor is Professor Mark Harrison, has recently graduated from UCLA with her PhD.