Geoscience 1055 Students Demonstrate their Learning

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 […]

Earth Science Fair

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 […]

Geoscience Field Course Investigates the Sustainability of the Bahamas by Bri Diaz of CLAS

Geoscience Field Course Investigates the Sustainability of the Bahamas By: Bri Diaz, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences February 22, 2016   Center For Integrative Geosciences, Physical Sciences Thirteen undergraduate students and two graduate students in UConn’s geoscience program found themselves on the sunny Bahamian island of San Salvador this January. The trip was not […]

Bahamas Education Abroad – Student Blog

Bahamas Education Abroad – Program News 13 undergraduate students, 2 graduate students participated in an Education Abroad trip to the Bahamas during Winter Intersession. The trip was led by Director Lisa Park Boush. The students’ blog is available here: The trip was subsequently covered by CLAS in a story (link below).  Check out the […]

Spring 2016 Seminar Series Speakers

                                                       Spring 2016 Seminar Series March 29th: Gregory Hoke, Syracuse “Constraining long-term surface uplift rates using terrestrial cosmogenic nuclides” _________________________________________________________________________ April 5th: Katy Barnhart, University of Pennsylvania Erosion of […]