“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: https://today.uconn.edu/2019/01/geosciences-new-clas-department/
2013 M.S. graduate Mark Smith is featured in the latest issue of UConn Magazine. The article features graduates who are CEOs of their own companies. Mark Smith own and runs Macroscopic Solutions, which designs, builds and sells the macropod, a microscope imaging system. See the full article here: https://magazine.uconn.edu/2018/09/25/graduating-c-e-o/
In May, a group of Geosciences graduate students traveled to the Western US for two weeks including stops in Colorado, Utah and Arizona. The group was instructed by Dr. Julie Fosdick and Dr. Will Ouimet. Topics included regional tectonics of the Cordillera and Colorado Plateau, geomorphology and landscape dynamics, and Paleozoic-Mesozoic biostratigraphy. Enjoy the photos […]
Dr. Tim Byrne, Dr. Gordon Binkhorst and graduate student, Mike Chojnacki, will run the very popular Education Abroad trip to Taiwan during the Winter 2019 Intersession. Click the links below for more information. Taiwan Education Abroad Winter 2019 – PDF of Slides for 2019 PDF of Powerpoint Slides from 2017 Video of the 2015 trip […]
On May 4th, 2018, the Department of Geosciences held our annual Geoscience Day Research Symposium and Awards Banquet. Throughout the day, we as a community come together to celebrate the hardworking students and faculty that make our Center thrive. From 9:00 am- 12:15 pm, we host two different poster sections, along with a well-deserved […]
Check out the highlights from Dr. Tim Byrne and MS student Michael Chojnacki’s summer field season in Taiwan! Also included is Jon Lewis (UConn PhD).
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