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May 1, 2020 at 3:03 pm

Ian Forsythe Named Geology Outstanding Graduating Senior

Ian Forsythe holding a Rafinesquina

Ian Forsythe holding a Rafinesquina

Ohio University student Ian Forsythe ’20 was named the 2020 Geological Sciences Outstanding Graduating Senior as the result of a faculty vote.

The award is given to a student who not only has achieved a high GPA but also has engaged in other activities such as independent research leading to a senior thesis.

Forsythe is a graduating senior majoring in Geological Sciences with a minor in Paleontology.

Forsythe defended his senior thesis, “Species Delineation in Character Poor Specimens: Lessons from Rafinesquina,” and has presented the results of his research at professional meetings. Forsythe also received a first-place award at the 2019 Student Expo.

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