Geosciences News

Post-Wildfire Erosion Can Sculpt Forested Mountains

Professor Jon Pelletier and Caitlin Orem (PhD '14) are part of a team that did before-and-after studies of how severe wildfire affects short- and long-term erosion rates. Read more

Rachel Cajigas and Gloria Jimenez receive PEO Scholarships

PhD candidates Rachel Cajigas and Gloria Jimenez are our newest Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Scholars!
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Lujendra Ojha, BS '12, Receives Honorary CUR Fellowship Award

Lujendra Ojha, BS 2012, received an honorary fellowship award from the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). Lujendra's award is for his collaborative work to discover water on Mars, which he did as an undergraduate in the UA Geosciences Department. He will receive his award at the 20th... Read more

Kim Tait, PhD '07, Receives 2016 Discovery Accelerator Supplement

Kim Tait, PhD '07, received a 2016 Discovery Accelerator Supplement from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. Discovery Accelerator Supplements provide resources to researchers who have a superior research program that is highly rated in terms of originality and innovation, and who show strong... Read more

Students Win Society for Sedimentary Geology Research Grants

Graduate students Andrea Stevens and Shana Wolff have both received $1,300 research grants from the Society for Sedimentary Geology.
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