Stories tagged with: Department of Geological Sciences

OHIO students honored with Student Enhancement Awards

May 2, 2024 The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards (SEA) program provided 30 students with a total of $143,490 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring.

Four OHIO faculty participating as Leadership Fellows in the 2023-24 MAC ALDP

November 3, 2023 Four Ohio University faculty are currently serving as 2023-2024 Mid-American Conference (MAC) Academic Leadership Development Program (ADLP) Leadership Fellows.

Student Enhancement Awards provide $110,116 in funding to 20 students

July 19, 2023 The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program provided 20 students with a total of $110,116 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work this spring.

The efforts behind a greener Ohio University

April 17, 2023 Every day, students, faculty and staff work to make Ohio University a more climate-friendly place to live and learn. 

Navy renames oceanographic survey ship after OHIO geologist Marie Tharp, who helped discover plate tectonics

March 29, 2023 U.S. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced that the Pathfinder-class oceanographic survey ship formerly named USNS Maury has been renamed the USNS Marie Tharp in honor of an OHIO alumna.

Four faculty fellows helping College of Arts and Sciences on curriculum, assessment, One OHIO

February 8, 2023 The College of Arts and Sciences announces four faculty fellows helping the college with curriculum, assessment and One OHIO college process development for this academic year.

Skyler Houser studies burrowing scorpions to learn more about the fossil record

November 3, 2022 Geological Sciences graduate student Skyler Houser spent this summer in a lab studying how scorpions make burrows so that he could compare the modern-day arthropods with their fossilized relatives.

Damian Nance book provides new chapters on history of Earth

August 9, 2022 Damian Nance's book revolutionizes our understanding of the origin and evolution of the Appalachian Mountains and mountain ranges of the same age in Europe and northwest Africa.

Alumnus Ganapathy Shanmugam admonishes scientists against deep-sea groupthink, provides roadmap for researchers

June 8, 2022 Ohio University alumnus Ganapathy Shanmugam. Ph.D., arrived in Athens in 1970 to study geology.

Student Enhancement Awards provide $134,433 in funding to 24 students in spring 2022

March 23, 2022 The Ohio University Student Enhancement Awards program provided 24 students this spring with a total of $134,433 in funding for their original research, scholarship and creative work.

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Geology students, faculty showcase their work on paleontology and environmental issues

October 19, 2021 Six graduate students and four faculty members from the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department shared their research at the recent Geological Society of America annual meeting Oct. 10-13.

Damian Nance deduced Cycle of Supercontinents, and focused on finding the evidence

February 22, 2021 Damian Nance's colleagues from around the world came together to honor the man who put the puzzle pieces together to paint a whole new picture of Earth.

Notable Alumni | Eric Bikis Knows How Water Works—for the Future & in the Past

October 19, 2019 Eric Bikis started in petroleum but then gravitated into the water resources industry, even traveling the world to study how ancient people handled water. He has learned that water is the most valuabl