The Department of Geosciences is saddened by the death of fellow geologist, friend, and Director of the Arizona Geological Survey, Lee Allison. We extend our sympathies to his family.

Meet our Programs: Geosciences Outreach

A Geosciences undergraduate students does a hands-on "dinosaur did" with children visiting the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.Geosciences faculty, graduate and undergraduate students are actively involved in geosciences outreach in the community. Activities include visits to local schools, annual hands-on booths at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show and the Tucson Festival of Books, participation in school field trips, and the Saturday Science Academy and the Geosciences Teacher Training Workshops hosted on campus, among others.

Photo gallery of recent outreach activities