Geosciences News

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.

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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

Rachel Cajigas and Jennifer Kielhofer selected for Geoarchaeology Panels

PhD students Rachel Cajigas and Jennifer Kielhofer were two of only total six graduate students selected as panelists for geoarchaeology discussions at the 2017 Society for American Archaeology annual meeting. The panels were created to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Geoarchaeology Interest Group of SAA.
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Phillip McFarland Re-awarded ARCS Scholarship

Congratulations to PhD Student Phillip McFarland, who was once again awarded the UA ARCS Foundation Scholarship for 2017-2018! The ARCS Foundation Scholarship recognizes outstanding students in science, engineering and medical research within its 51 academic partner universities and colleges.  Read more