Concise Encyclopedia of Tufts HistorySauer, Anne
James D. Hume Field Geology Scholarship Prize, 1996
|The James D. Hume Field Geology Scholarship Prize was established in 1996 by alumni, colleagues, friends, and family in memory of Jim Hume, exemplary teacher and geology department chairman, who shared his enthusiasm, knowledge, and cheerful nature with everyone he knew. This award is presented annually to one or more outstanding geology students to further their field geology experience.|
James Hume (1923-95) was chair of the Deptartment of Geology for many years and an expert in the geology of the Arctic, particularly of the Alaskan coastline.
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