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Girls in grades 6-9 are invited to Tech Savvy, hosted by Ohio University on May 12. The full day of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities with real scientists runs from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Walter Hall. The cost is $12 online or $10 if you send […]

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

A panel of Ohio University researchers made their love for science, math and engineering clear as they shared their scientific expertise and career insights with a Women in Science class on April 12. The class is made up of freshmen through seniors representing colleges across Ohio University. In groups composed […]

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

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. James Lamsdell on Exploring environmental drivers of morphological change in horseshoe crabs and sea scoprions” on April 20 at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Lamsdell is Assistant Professor at the West Virginia University Department of Geology and Geography. Abstract:The importance of both intrinsic […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 01

Ohio University geologist Dr. Damian Nance identifies evidence for Pannotia, a supercontinent predating Pangea, by examining the patterns of worldwide mountain building and rifting as the Earth’s land masses collide and break up, along with accompanying destruction and creation of climates and habitats in the wake of those tectonic changes. […]

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

  From Office of Research News Geological Sciences graduate student Kelli Baxstrom received an Ohio University Student Enhancement Award of $4,804 for her research on Stalagmites and Wildfires. He mentor is Dr. Gregory Springer, Associate Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences. A total of 27 students received $131,187 in funding. […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 29

Students from Dr. Keith Milams Planetary Geology class visited the Flynn Creek impact structureto examine the mostly buried, but partially exhumed, 3.8 km diameter crater in north central Tennessee. The students spent much of their time above ground, where they stopped at several locations along the crater rim and were […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 08

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Derek Sawyer on Earthquakes and Submarine Landslides on Continental Margins” on March 30 at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Sawyer is an Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University School of Earth Sciences. Abstract: Earthquakes are a primary trigger of submarine landslides yet some […]

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Geological Sciences news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Mar 01

by Emily Simpson ’18 Junior Geological Sciences major When Sigma Gamma Epsilon and Geological Sciences students visited the Ohio Division of Geological Surveys Horace R. Collins Laboratory and Core Library on Jan. 26, they were able to observe geologists analyzing new data on an earthquake that occurred just that morning […]

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

By Kelli Baxstrom ’19 Geological Sciences M.S. Candidate Every few weekends, Geological Sciences Chair Dr. Greg Springer and I travel to the West Virginia Association for Cave Studies near Lewisburg, WV, to go caving. Although spending the weekend underground can be both fun and adventurous, our main objective is to […]

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

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dave Hunt ’87, ’92M on Investigation and Cleanup of VOCs at Hazardous Waste Sites in SE Ohio: Examples of Finding Unknown Sources through Remediation on March 2 at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Hunt is a geologist at the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. He […]

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

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