Geosciences News

Geosciences Launches Recruitment, Retention and Internship Program for 2-Year-College Transfer Students

GeoPathways, a new partnership between UA Geosciences and Pima Community College, will recruit, mentor and provide paid internships for transfer students from AZ two-year colleges. The initiative intends to improve the academic performance, time to graduation and job prospects of geosciences transfer students. (Photo by Bailey Bellavance.)... Read more

Karl Flessa and Colorado River Project Featured in Edible Baja Arizona

Professor Karl Flessa and the Colorado River pulse flow are featured in the July/August 2015 Edible Baja Arizona (see page 96). Read more

Geosciences has Four New 2015 GSA Fellows

Professors Susan L. Beck, Jon D. Pelletier, Jay Quade, and Peter W. Reiners were all named 2015 Fellows by the Geological Society of America. This brings Geosciences' total GSA Fellows to 23.
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The George H. Davis Undergraduate Research Fund to Increase Undergraduate Participation in Research

Geosciences is delighted to announce The George H. Davis Undergraduate Research Fund. This fund, honoring Professor George H. Davis's commitment to the student experience, will enable many more of our deserving and ever-growing number of undergraduates to participate in real research alongside faculty members and graduate students.... Read more

Phillip McFarland Named ARCS Scholar

PhD student Phillip McFarland has been named an ARCS Scholar by the ARCS Foundation. The ARCS Foundation's mission is to boost American leadership and aid advancement in science and technology. Read more