Baylor Geological Society
The Baylor Geological Society - Student Chapter of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (BGS-AAPG) is a student-governed society that maintains an active interest in coordinating and participating in events and activities within the Geology Department.
The BGS-AAPG coordinates and hosts the following events:
1. Weekly Brownbag Seminar
This seminar is a weekly event that is designed to allow students, professors and guest lecturers an opportunity to present their research in a relaxed lunchtime atmosphere. Topics range from individuals current research to The Petroleum Industry: Past, Present, and Future' to AAPG short courses. This event provides undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to meet and interact with their peers on a biweekly basis. Meetings for the Fall 2012 semester will be held from 12:30-1:30pm on Tuesdays in room E414. The first meeting will be held on August 28!
2. BGS-AAPG Field Trip
The BGS field trip is a local excursion organized by students that highlights research and education that are current focuses within the department.
3. BGS Research Symposium
The research symposium highlights current research conducted by faculty and students. The symposium provides an opportunity for students, faculty and alumni to learn more about departmental research. The symposium was held in conjunction with the annual field trip during February 2009. Stay tuned for upcoming information of this year's research symposium.
For more information on participating in BGS-AAPG activities, or if you would like to become a member, please contact BGS Head-Clod, Justin Von Bargen.
Fall 2012 BGS-AAPG Field Trip Information
For the latest news visit the BGS Blog.
President/ Head-Clod: Justin Von Bargen (Justin_Von_Bargen@Baylor.edu)
Vice-President/Vice-Clod: Kim Kuijper (Kimberley_Kuijper@Baylor.edu)
Secretary: Mark McCollum (Mark_McCollum@Baylor.edu)
Treasurer: Creighton Meyers (Creighton_Meyers@Baylor.edu)