Winter Term: The Auto Drink Dispenser
September 8, 2020
Creating an auto drink dispenser is something Thomas Heffer ’21 had toyed with for quite some time. However, his busy schedule wouldn’t allow him to actively pursue it.
Monica Dix Receives 2020 Nexial Prize
June 9, 2020
The 2020 graduate will use the Nexial Prize to explore the relationship between policy and waterways.
Amelia Lewis Awarded Fulbright-MITACS Globalink
May 5, 2020
Lewis is a third-year geology and environmental studies major.
Educator in Death Valley National Park: Marcus Hill ’19
February 21, 2020
Jaimie Yue '22
Geology graduate Marcus Hill is working alongside seasoned park rangers to run education programs for elementary school students. As one of the few geologists on staff, he’s discovering that visitors are excited to learn about rocks from someone who spent the last four years working with rocks.
PERSIST: Intro to Research Project Helps Students Envision Themselves as Scientists
January 24, 2020
New Winter Term offering gives underrepresented students meaningful insights into what it’s like to conduct research in a STEM lab.
A Conversation with Rachel Eveleth, Assistant Professor of Geology
June 19, 2019
With a background in oceanography, Eveleth brings a broad earth system perspective to the geology department.
Amanda Schmidt Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award
May 26, 2019
Schmidt will conduct research in China during her sabbatical in the 2019-20 academic year.
Monica Dix ’20 Awarded Truman Scholarship
May 22, 2019
The geology and politics double major plans to use the $30,000 award to attend graduate school and build her expertise as a scientist.
Amelia Lewis ’21 Earns Science Research Fellowship in Germany
May 9, 2019
Erin Ulrich ’18
A geology and environmental studies double major, Amelia Lewis ’21 will be conducting geomorphology research at the University of Tübingen in Germany this summer.
Before and After the Storm: Geology Research Offers Rare View of Erosion in the Caribbean
February 25, 2019
Associate Professor of Geology Amanda Schmidt and her students are analyzing data in a collaborative research project that measures the impact of a category 5 hurricane on the island nation of Dominica.