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 […]

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: 

Mark Smith (MS ’13) Featured in UConn Magazine

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:

Field Geology and Landscapes of the Western US

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 […]

Study Abroad in Taiwan – Winter 2019

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 […]

Geoscience Day 2018

  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 […]