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Between August 2015 and June 2016, Trey Klopfenstein participated in a Research Experience for Undergraduates funded by the National Science Foundation. He was advised by Prof. Craig Grimes. This project involved field investigations in the Chemehuevi Mountains, Mohave Desert, SE California, as well as lab based studies (optical microscopy and […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Oct 10

Starting this fall semester, a new Paleontology Minor is available to Ohio University undergraduates interested in fossils and ancient life. The Paleontology Minor provides a broad overview of the discipline of paleontology for students interested in developing additional training in fossil identification and interpretation, sedimentary systems, and the history of […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 06

Dr. Keith Milam, Associate Professor of Geological Sciences, spoke at the Serpent Mound Park on Aug. 20 during the annual Archaeology Day, reports the People’s Defender. As one of the premiere examples of earthen artworks in North America the 1,348 foot serpent has become a major attraction for those interested […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Aug 27

Dr. Alycia Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences, has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Charles Schuchert Award from the Paleontological Society. This prestigious award, known colloquially as the Best paleontologist under 40 years of age, is presented annually by the Paleontological Society, an international professional society devoting to […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jun 09

Dr. Elizabeth Gierlowski Kordesch, age 59 of The Plains, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening, May 17, 2016, at Ohio Health OBleness Hospital, Athens. Gierlowski Kordesch was a Professor of Geological Sciences at Ohio University since 1989. She was a member of several professional societies, including the Geological Society of America, and […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 20

By Jean Andrews Physics & Astronomy Young Scientists Take Top Honors Ohio University faculty and graduate students came together on a recent Saturday morning to share their passion for science with youth from Southeastern Ohio at the annual science fair. Approximately 140 students in grades 5 through 12 showcased their […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 30

A new online class helps schoolteachers in grades 5-12 learn how to integrate science fair projects with learning the scientific method in the classroom. The instructor is Dr. Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch, who is also director of the Ohio District 12 Science and Engineering Fair (associated with the Ohio Academy of Science). […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 11

The Geological Sciences Department at Ohio University offers an online course about Dinosaurs and the Mesozoic, along with courses about parks, water, pollution and that fill the university’s general education requirements, as well as College of Arts & Sciences distribution requirements. GEOL 1010 Introduction to Geology Tier II Natural Sciences […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 10

Dreadnaught Stubbs, an Ohio University first-year master’s student in Geological Sciences, received one of two Ohio Department of Natural Resources grants from the Division of Geological Surveys Ohio Geology License Plate Fund to support geologic research, ODNR announced on Feb. 23. Dreadnaught Stubbs, a first-year masters student at Ohio University, […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 26

Enjoy the Parks | Fill Some Reqs What’s Online This Summer? Dinosaurs of the Mesozoic | Civil Rights & Black Power Movements | Drugs and the Brain | Americans and their Forests | Globalization & the Developing World | Geology of National Parks | Consumer Math | Rise of Modern […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 22

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