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Geological Sciences Alumni Symposium Connects Alumni, Students and Faculty in Online Forum

Geological Sciences Alumni Symposium Connects Alumni, Students and Faculty in Online Forum

The Geological Sciences Alumni Advisory Board hosts a symposium every other spring to reconnect alumni with the department and build an ever-expanding network with current students and support their career development. This year the goals were the same, but the forum moved online. “We are so very grateful for the […]

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May 4, 2021 at 2:41 pmAlumni

Class of 2021 | Ceara Purcell Digs into Brachiopods, Environmental Change

Ceara Purcell

Ceara Purcell dug deep at Ohio University, and not just for her research material, which lay buried in the stratifications of Earth’s history. She also explored the philosophical and intellectual depths of what it means to be a scientist, “the difference between memorizing rules and regurgitating facts and truly internalizing […]

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April 30, 2021 at 9:00 amNews

Stigall Discusses Gender in Geology in ‘Daring to Dig: Women in American Paleontology’

Dr. Stigall with ordovician rocks, containing brachiopods, at the Oslo Fjord, Norway

 Dr. Alycia Stigall is among women geologists—from the early trailblazers to today’s prominent scientists—featured in a new Daring to Dig: Women in American Paleontology exhibit at the Museum of the Earth, which includes a focus on gendered issues within the field of geology. Stigall is professor and chair of […]

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April 2, 2021 at 1:38 pmFaculty in the News In the News News

Stigall Elected to Subcommission for Ordovician Stratigraphy

Dr. Alycia Stigall

Dr. Alycia Stigall, Professor of Geological Sciences, was elected to serve as a voting member of the Subcommisson on Ordovician Stratigraphy (SOS) for 2020-2024.  The subcommission is part of the International Commission on Stratigraphy an international body of geoscientists tasked with “setting global standards for the fundamental scale for expressing […]

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January 14, 2021 at 2:11 pmResearch

Deep Time Maps: 1804 Special Library Endowment Fund Grant Provides Access to Earth’s History

Plate positions at the end of the Cretaceous Period, the time of the mass extinction that wiped out the dinosaurs.  DeepTime Maps ©2016

Dr. Alycia Stigall, Professor and Chair of Geological Sciences, was awarded the 1804 Special Library Endowment Fund to support the acquisition of three series of paleogeographic maps produced produced by Dr. Ron Blakey and distributed through Deep Time Maps. Through this purchase the full set of global, North American, and […]

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November 30, 2020 at 12:25 pmIn Class News

Geology Graduate Students, Faculty Participate in Annual Geological Society of American Meeting

Geology Graduate Students, Faculty Participate in Annual Geological Society of American Meeting

The Geological Society of America annual meeting is one of the largest scientific gatherings of geologists each year, and the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department historically sends a large contingent of students and faculty to showcase their research. This year the GSA meeting is online from Oct. 26-30, but departmental […]

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October 27, 2020 at 12:30 pmResearch

Chair’s Message | ‘Geologists are Natural Problem Solvers’

Dr. Stigall with ordovician rocks, containing brachiopods, at the Oslo Fjord, Norway

Hello Alumni and Friends, Fall is in the air here in Athens, but this is a fall like none before. 2020 has certainly been an interesting year in the Geological Sciences Department, but geologists are natural problem solvers, and we are always ready for a challenge. Retirements and New Programs: […]

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October 20, 2020 at 8:27 pmAlumni