Geosciences News

Susan Beck Receives George P. Woollard Award

Professor Susan Beck is the 2017 recipient of the George P. Woollard Award from the Geophysics Division of the Geological Society of America. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to geology through the application of the principles and techniques of geophysics. Beck will receive the award at the GSA... Read more

Andy Cohen in The Conversation

Professor Andy Cohen's article, The fate of Africa’s Lake Tanganyika lies in the balance, was published in The Conversation, April 27, 2017. ... Read more

Jay Chapman Wins College of Science Scholarship Award

PhD Student Jay Chapman received the 2017 Award for Excellence in Scholarship from the UA College of Science at the April 26 College of Science graduate student awards reception. Jay will receive $1000 from the College of Science in recognition... Read more

Katherine Guns Receives EarthScope AGeS Program Grant

PhD student Katherine Guns has been awarded an EarthScope AGeS Program grant in support of her research studying the Coachella Valley segment of the Southern San Andreas Fault. Katherine's $9,405 grant was awarded to pay for completing the geochronology portion of her research.

Katherine describes her research... Read more

Professor Vance Holliday Receives Fryxell Award

Vance Holliday is the 2018 recipient of the Society for American Archaeology Fryxell Award for Interdisciplinary Research. The award is presented in recognition for interdisciplinary excellence of a scientist whose research has contributed significantly to American archaeology. The award cycles through zoological sciences, botanical sciences, earth sciences,... Read more