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Work by Three Retired Geology Professors Cited in News Stories

Work by three retired Geology Department faculty was recently cited in news stories about their research: David Kidder, Damian Nance and Thomas Worsley. A geoscience magazine (GEOExPro) write about The Supercontinent Cycle: Patterns and Impacts: …This line of thinking was taken up by Thomas Worsley of Ohio University at Athens […]

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March 26, 2021 at 8:29 amFaculty in the News In the News

Damian Nance Deduced Cycle of Supercontinents, and Focused on Finding the Evidence

Damian with Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México colleague
Duncan Keppie explaining the Acatlán Complex on an International
Geoscience Programme fieldtrip in southern Mexico in 2012.

Geologic Community Honors Damian Nance When Distinguished Professor Emeritus Damian Nance took early retirement from the Ohio University Geological Sciences Department in 2018—after 38 years at Ohio University and an academic career spanning 44 years, colleagues from all over the world came together to mark the occasion and pay tribute […]

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February 22, 2021 at 2:49 pmNews Research

Geological Sciences Celebrates Dr. Dina López on her Retirement

Dr. Dina López

Dr. Dina López, Professor Emerita of Geological Sciences, retired in December 2020 after nearly 26 years of service at Ohio University. Her contributions to the university and global community are many. “Dina is a wonderful, supportive, and energetic colleague who has worked tirelessly to improve many facets of our institution, […]

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February 17, 2021 at 4:36 pmNews

2 A&S Faculty Get Baker Fund Awards for Research

Dr. Nicholas Allan

From Ohio University News The John C. Baker Fund awarded $34,426 to three faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative work during fall semester 2020, with two of the faculty from the College of Arts & Sciences. Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 College […]

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January 25, 2021 at 8:51 amNews Research

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

Nance Discusses Existence of Supercontinent Pannotia with Yale News

Dr. R. Damian Nance

Yale News covers the debate about the existence of supercontinent Pannotia, posited by R. Damian Nance, in an article headlined Pannotia: A supercontinent on trial. Nance, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geology at Ohio University, is now a visiting fellow at Yale. In separate articles published recently by The Geological Society […]

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November 30, 2020 at 12:50 pmFaculty in the News In the News Research

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