Dr. Gary Robbins and his research group are working with the town of Sherman to determine why the town owned wells have such high salt levels. See the article below for more details on the study: https://m.newstimes.com/local/article/Study-looks-at-Sherman-s-salty-wells-13181051.php
Congratulations to undergraduate students Cheyenne Haverfield and Liam Nangle, who were inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society this weekend! We are so proud of our undergrads!
Dr. Robert Thorson has released his latest book “The Guide to Walden Pond”. See it featured in UConn Today and the Boston Globe! Thorson’s Guide to Walden Pond https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/regionals/west/2018/04/06/fusing-book-walden-with-place/JqlNglasi55qsFTLWyGDJM/story.html
Dr. Michael Hren’s research, along with his post-doctoral fellow Dr.Yvette Eley, was featured in the Hartford Courant. We would also like to congratulate Dr. Hren on his NSF CAREER Grant! http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-news-uconn-climate-change-research-tool-20180306-story.html
Professor Robert Thorson teaches an honors course, GSCI 1055: Geoscience Through American Studies. He developed this course in 2004, and it was the first general education course developed specifically for honors enrollment. The quality of the students’ final projects was incredibly high this year, and Thor would like to share the final products. Take a […]
Geoscience faculty member Robert Thorson (Thor) recently published his latest book, The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River Years. It has reached #11 for Environmental Science publications in Library Journal. http://reviews.libraryjournal.com/2017/10/best-sellers/environmental-science-october-2017-best-sellers/ You can read reviews of the book here: http://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/henry-david-thoreau-parini/ And here: https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/the-slide-rule-and-the-crowbar-henry-david-thoreau-in-the-anthropocene/
On Saturday, October 14th, the Department of Geosciences held the second annual Earth Science Fair in celebration of Earth Science Week. The event showcased the research of UConn faculty and graduate students, as well as engaging the public in activities that allowed them to learn about many aspects of Geoscience. Activities included geode smashing, digging […]
The Department of Geosciences is searching for an Assistant Professor in Residence. See the full job ad here: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9182