Annual AEG/GRA Holiday Mixer and Raffle Thursday, December 6!

Please join us for our Annual AEG/GRA Holiday Mixer and Raffle on Thursday, December 6th at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Sacramento! Raffle prizes are also welcome and encouraged! Please bring prizes that geology and engineer-types will love (rocks, minerals, books, beer, wine…). All proceeds will benefit geology students in the local area, so be generous and help support our next generation of geologists. Please RSVP with your meal selection by Monday, December 3!

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Passing of Eldridge Moores

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Distinguished Professor Emeritus and world-renowned geologist (among many other accolades) Eldridge Moores. Dr. Moores died unexpectedly Sunday, October 28 while on a geology field trip at the age of 80. A statement from U.C. Davis about Dr. Moores can be found here. Dr. Moores was a contributor and major part of the AEG Geology of the Cities of the World, Sacramento edition, and the updated volume will be dedicated to Dr. Moores in early 2019.

Help Engineering and Geology Students While Shopping on Amazon!

Did you know you can help provide scholarships, seminars, and research endeavors to geotechnical engineering professionals by shopping on Amazon?!! By shopping through Amazon Smile (Amazon’s charity), and selecting the Ray Taber Foundation (tax id: 46-3991969 or as your charity, a percentage of your purchases will go to the Foundation.  And from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2nd, Amazon will increase the percentage of the donation rate to 5% (ten times the usual amount!).

IAEG: Registration Reminder, Seeking Student Volunteers & Space for Exhibitors and Sponsors!

(1) Please register for the IAEG conference if you haven’t yet! Early registration discount ends August 1.

(2) The committee is also in need of additional student volunteers. Contact Heather Clark, AEG Meeting Manager at (303)-518-0618 or if you are interested! Student volunteers do not have to pay for registration.

(3) There is still space for exhibitors and opportunities for sponsors! Please ask your employer, favorite laboratory, equipment vendor, driller, etc. if they would like to sponsor. Opportunities start at just $250.

We are looking forward to a great conference in San Francisco!

Please register at the conference website: