Earth Sciences Events

Geology Club Schedule 2019-2020

Unless otherwise noted, the 2019-2020 Senior Seminar and Geology Club meetings will be held on Thursdays, at 11:00 a.m., in Scovel 205. Geology Club lunch is in Lowry Dining Hall after the presentation.

Date Event
Aug 22 Convocation, 11:05 a.m.
Aug 29 Welcome Back and Annual Photos
Sept 5 "What I Did Last Summer" slideshow
Sept 12 Dr. Patricia Kelley ('75), Professor Emerita of Geology, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of North Carolina Wilmington, “Using the dead to save the living: Conservation lessons from the Plio-Pleistocene”
Sept 19 Dr. Alex Crawford, Visiting Assistant Professsor, "Is climate change making hurricanes more dangerous?”
Sept 26 GSA, Phoenix, Arizona - No GeoClub
Oct 3 Dr. Faust, Department of Chemistry , "There Must Be Something in the Water: A Tale of Acid Rain”
Oct 10 Fall Break - No GeoClub
Oct 17 Jay Mosley, Environmental Design Group. Learn about a career in environmental consulting.
Oct 24 Senior IS Presentations: Matt Conrad, "Turbidity and its Effect on Eye Size in Western Black Nose Dace" and Anna Cooke, "Ooids of the Middle Jurassic Co-co Creek Limestone Member in the Carmel Formation, Utah"
Oct 31 Senior IS Presentations: Emily Randall, "Paleoenvironments containing Coryphodon in the Fort Union and Willwood Formations During the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), Bighorn Basin, Wyoming" and Hannah Grachen, "A Geochemical Study of Braeoravirki Ridge (Western Volcanic Zone, Iceland) Reveals Regional Glaciovolcanic Variations and Complex Tindar Costruction"
Nov 7 Senior IS Presentations: Alexis Lanier, "Modeling Groundwater Contamination from Acid Mine Drainage in Navarre, Ohio" and Mason Minerva, "A History of Groundwater Pollution and Treatment in Wooster, Ohio"
Nov 14 Senior IS Presentations: Sarah Bonnelle-Roberts, "Industrial sites and their Impacts on Low Socioeconomic and Minority Communities" and Evan Shadbolt, "Paleoecology of Bivalves in the Carmel Formation (Middle Jurassic, Bajocian) of Utah"
Nov 21 Lisa Kastor, Director of Career Planning, APEX
Nov 28 Thanksgiving Break - No GeoClub
Dec 4 Noon to 1:00 p.m., Holiday Party - No GeoClub
Winter Break
Jan 16 Welcome Back, Photos and Retakes, Preview of Upcoming Semester, and Call for Nominations
Jan 23 Dr. Mark Wilson presents, The Fossil Record of an Abrupt Climate Change: Late Pleistocene Reefs of the Caribbean
Jan 30 Osgood speaker: Dr. James White, University of Colorado - Boulder
Feb 6 Senior IS Presentations: Matt Conrad and Alexis Lanier
Feb 13 Senior IS Presentations: Anna Cooke and Evan Shadbolt
Feb 20 Senior IS Presentations: Sarah Bonnelle-Roberts and Mason Minerva
Feb 27 Senior IS Presentations: Emily Randall and Hannah Grachen
Mar 5 Senior IS Presentations:
Spring Break
Mar 26  
Apr 2  
Apr 9 Joint GeoClub/Philosophy Roundtable presentation, Iemanja Brown, Environmental Studies - Assistant Professor
Apr 16 Dr. Michelle Lorah (USGS)
Apr 23 Junior IS presentations
Apr 30

Junior IS presentations

Apr 30 GeoClub Picnic begins at 4:00 p.m.