Announcing our New Department

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new Department of Geosciences at the University of Connecticut. This new department is a reconfiguration of the Department of Geosciences and will continue to support excellence in research and teaching in the geosciences. For more about our launch see the CLAS official announcement.


GSCI 1055 Honors Students Work Compiled in Course Book

Robert Thorson’s GSCI 1055 Honor’s students produced a collaborative final research project for the course, which is titled Geoscience and the American Landscape.  Thor is proud to e-publish and share the results, accomplished by introductory students with nothing more than Google Earth, the Geological Map of North America and their introductory text. See the link […]

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Dr. Robert Thorson Featured in UConn Magazine

Dr. Robert Thorson is featured in the latest issue of UConn magazine in an article titled “The Shape of Storrs”. He discusses the geology of UConn and how it became the place we know and love today! Follow the links below to read an excerpt from the article and watch his video titled “How UConn […]

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Dr. Ran Feng

The Department of Geosciences Welcomes Dr. Ran Feng

New Faculty: Ran Feng Photo courtesy of Ran Feng. Assistant Professor of Geosciences Ran Feng is an assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Connecticut in Storrs. Prior to joining UConn, she completed a two-year postdoc working with the paleoclimate modeling group at the National Center for Atmospheric Research. She earned […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Jan 31 Geosciences Seminar Series: Tim Herbert (Brown University)12:30pm
  2. Feb 28 Geosciences Seminar Series: Jason Smerdon (Columbia University)12:30pm
  3. Mar 27 Geosciences Seminar Series: Guangsheng Zhuang (Louisiana State University)12:30pm
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