Post Tagged with: "geological sciences alumni"

Alumnus Ganapathy Shanmugam admonishes scientists against deep-sea groupthink, provides roadmap for researchers

Ganapathy Shanmugam, Ph.D.

From Ohio University News The science of deep-sea sediment is not settled, and adhering to popular models could have negative economic consequences, said Ohio University alumnus Ganapathy Shanmugam. Shanmugam arrived in Athens in 1970 to study geology. He capped a 50-year career spanning industry and academia by challenging 10,000 scientists […]

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June 8, 2022 at 4:59 pmAlumni News Research

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

Alumni News | Casey O’Brien Joins Geological Sciences Alumni Advisory Board

Casey O’Brien

Ohio University alumna Casey O’Brien ’14 has joined the Geological Sciences Alumni Board. She earned a B.S. Geology ’14 from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO, followed by an M.S. Geology  in 2016 at the University of Texas at Austin. “I grew up in Stark County, Ohio, about […]

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April 12, 2021 at 8:50 amAlumni

Geological Sciences 2021 Alumni Symposium, April 16, 17

Ohio University geological sciences students pose for a photo during a field geology course in the summer of 2019.

Geological Sciences alumni are invited to attend the virtual Geological Sciences 2021 Alumni Symposium—Geosciences: Providing Opportunities During Changing Times—to connect with fellow alumni, interact with students and faculty, and attend informal talks and discussions on April 16 and 17. Register to get the Zoom links. If you have any questions, […]

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March 2, 2021 at 12:30 pmEvents

Alumni News | Shanmugam Publishes Book, Wins Award for Research Contributions

Dr. Ganapathy Shanmugam

Ohio University alumnus Dr. Ganapathy Shanmugam, an expert on mass transportation and gravity flows within marine basins, recently published a book explaining the impact of these topics to sedimentology and oceanography. Shanmugam, who earned an M.S. in Geology in 1972, is currently an adjunct professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences […]

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November 30, 2020 at 10:53 amAlumni

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

Alumni News | Jamie Robinson Named Adviser for Griffon Gold Project

Fremont Gold Ltd. appointed Ohio University alumnus Jamie Robinson as a technical adviser for the Griffon gold project, located at the southern end of the Cortez Trend, Nevada, according to a news release. Robinson earned a B.S. in Geology from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in […]

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March 28, 2020 at 5:33 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News