Geosciences News

Rachel Cajigas wins NSF Award

PhD student Rachel Cajigas has received an NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Award to complete her geoarchaeology research at the La Playa site in Mexico. Rachel's dissertation research investigates the earliest agricultural technology in the Southwest United States/Northwest Mexico region and evaluates local environmental impacts to determine... Read more

Geosciences senior Anson Cheung named Astronaut Scholar

Because of his potential to be a lead climate change researcher, Anson Cheung was awarded the Astronaut Scholarship, a nationally competitive award granted to some of the leading students in the nation in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Read more at UA News.... Read more

Rebecca Beadling Named 2017 Carson Scholar

PhD student Rebecca Beadling has received a $5,000 2017 Carson Scholarship. The Carson Scholarship program is designed to build a network of graduate students and faculty devoted to furthering knowledge and awareness of Earth’s natural environment and its interactions with people. The scholarships are designed... Read more

Joellen Russell's Research in the Southern Ocean Featured in "Nature"

"How much longer can Antarctica’s hostile ocean delay global warming?"in the November 16 issue of Nature, features Joellen Russell and her research with the Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling Project (SOCCOM).

GeoPathways Transfer Students Complete Internships

The first group of transfer students in our GeoPathways program completed internships this summer with local agencies and businesses. Read more