New Courses

Geomicrobiology (MARN 4895 GSCI 4130) Fall 2016 – first time offered since 2012

Microbes have dominated life for most of Earth’s history, shaping our planet and playing a key role in many of Earth’s processes. Microbial metabolism is at the basis for the search for life beyond our planet….. Lectures – Short Labs – Fieldtrip Offered in Storrs and Avery Point   Course content: The Origin of Life, […]

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 […]

Wintersession 2015-16

Winter Intersession 2015-16 Bahamas Field Course GSCI 4999 (3 credits) Learn about geology, geography, biology and sustainability in a natural laboratory! This course will examine all aspects of this carbonate island systems, including its bedrock geology, hydrology, karst and cave systems, coral reefs, inland lakes, beach and coastal geomorphology, biology, archaeology, climate history and its […]