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The Department of Geological Sciences welcomes Dr. Patricia Nadeau as a visiting assistant professor this fall. Nadeaus research centers on volcanic systems and includes topics from magma generation and evolution to analyzing volcanic gases. She is excited to bring that expertise into the classroom, and students in introductory courses including […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 13

How did you spend your summer? Twenty-three Geological Sciences students and staff from Ohio University spent their summer mapping the geology of Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming as a part of Ohio Universitys capstone course in geology, GEOL 4910: Field Geology. Students braved 104 degree desert highs and summer mountain […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Sep 13

Although women hold close to half of all jobs in the U.S. economy, they hold less than 25 percent of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) jobs. The Athens Branch is one of 23 AAUW National Tech Savvy sites working to improve those numbers. The Athens branch hosts an AAUW […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 02

Ohio University alum James P. Robinson ’76 joins the technical board of Viscount Mining. Robinson earned a B.S. in Geological Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 18, 2017) – Viscount Mining Corp. is pleased to announce that geologist James P. […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 19

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

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