On Thursday May 23rd, 2002, the UW Dept of Earth and Space Sciences held its annual Honors & Awards Ceremony, giving out recognition and numerous awards to students, faculty, and staff. All of these awards are presented for merit recognition via a nomination and vetting process, and the awards are often accompanied by small amounts of cash or scholarships.
The major awards from the 2002 ceremony are :
- Top Undergrad Merrill Prize : Crystal Chin
- Johnston Graduate Research Award : Robert Hawley & Jeffrey Witter