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.


Support the Nugget Funds – UConn Gives

UConn Gives is a 36-hour giving initiative, where you can celebrate your favorite aspects of the University through giving.  Please consider support the Nugget Fund – and the NEW Department of Geosciences!  The Nugget Fund helps to fund field courses (Taiwan, Bahamas, Rome, Western US), student field work and conference travel.  By increasing this fund, […]

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Geosciences to be New CLAS Department

“The UConn Board of Trustees has approved the creation of a new department in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The Department of Geosciences gives a modern edge to an age-old discipline, bringing research and education about the Earth and its atmosphere to UConn undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty” Read the full article here: 

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Earth Science Fair

On October 6th, 2018, the Department of Geosciences hosted our 3rd annual Earth Science Fair. The fair included many educational opportunities for the families of our community. The event consisted of tables that showcased our work in the Department of Geosciences. These tables/ demonstrations included: Mineral and fossil identification, Geode smashing, Drone demonstrations, Water resources […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Aug 18 Hartford County 4-H Fair8:00am
  2. Aug 18 UConn School of Engineering Professional Education Webinar9:00am
  3. Aug 18 Festival Worship (Protestant)10:00am
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