Geosciences News

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

Sea Level Spiked for Two Years Along NE North America

Graduate student Paul Goddard and Professor Jianjun Yin report that a four-inch increase in sea levels from New York to Newfoundland occurred in 2009 and 2010 because ocean circulation changed. Read the full story in UA News. Read more

Putting the "Mountain" in Mountain Biking

Taking their love of rocky terrain in a whole new direction, Geosciences graduate students and postdocs make us proud each spring by riding (and placing) in the 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo mountain bike race. Read about it and see more photos here.... Read more