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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

Class of 2021 | Abigail Gentry Finds Herself at Home at OHIO, and With Her Future

Abigail Gentry

Abigail Gentry’s journey at Ohio University wasn’t a lightning bolt of enlightenment; it was a gradual dawning that she was ready for whatever the future brings. “I think the hardest ‘hill’ I had to climb here at OU was figuring out what I wanted to do with my life. I […]

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April 19, 2021 at 4:28 pmNews Uncategorized

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

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

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