Geosciences News

Sumit Chakraborty (PhD '90) is 2017 Dana Medalist

Geosciences alumnus Sumit Chakraborty, PhD '90, will receive the Mineralogical Society of America's 2017 Dana Medal. The Dana Medal recognizes sustained outstanding scientific contributions through original research by a mid-career scientist in the fields of mineralogy and petrology. The award will be presented at the 2016 AGU... Read more

Jessica Tierney Receives Packard Fellowship

Congratulations to Associate Professor Jessica Tierney for being awarded one of 18 2015 Packard Science and Engineering Fellowships. She will receive a grant of $875,000 over five years to pursue her research. Tierney is the first member of UA Geosciences to be awarded a prestigious Packard Fellowship... Read more

Graduate Student Andrea Stevens' Research in Argentinian News

An article graduate student Andrea Stevens' research in Argentina appeared in the local news there. Led on mules by a local guide, Andrea and the research team collected samples of rocks in the Sierra de Velasco. The aim of the research is to determine how and... Read more

Jessica Tierney Wins Organic Geochemistry Award

Jessica Tierney received the Pieter Schenck Award from the European Association of Organic Geochemists at the International Meeting on Organic Geochemistry in Prague. Read more

Joellen Russell: Classroom Innovator

This fall, Professor Joellen Russell's oceanography class packs the 600-seat auditorium at the new Environment & Natural Resources Phase 2 building — and has an additional 200 students online.

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