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Stigall Organizes Free Conference, Brings Together Researchers from Six Continents

Dr. Alycia Stigall hosts “The onset of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event.”

When the annual meeting of the UNESCO funded international geoscience project that she co-chairs was canceled, Dr. Alycia Stigall decided that scientific conferences are essential for building collaborations and advancing scientific knowledge, and so she found a way to host “The onset of the Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event” conference despite […]

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September 15, 2020 at 2:41 pmNews Research

New Environmental Geoscience Minor Offers Experience in Ground, Surface Water Processes

Sarah Thurkettle explores paleofloods on the Greenbriar River, WV.

Starting this semester, a new Environmental Geoscience Minor is available to Ohio University undergraduates interested in expanding their knowledge and skill within environmental science. The Environmental Geoscience Minor provides the opportunity for students to gain a broad overview of the geological aspects of environmental science, particularly surface processes such as rivers […]

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September 2, 2020 at 3:25 pmNews

Geology Colloquium | Ceara Purcell and Ojo Ogundare, Sept. 25

Ojo Ogundare

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents two graduate students discussing their research on Sept. 25 from 12:55 to 1:50 p.m. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 614-706-6572   United States, Columbus (Toll) Conference ID: 303 656 537# Ceara Purcell will present “How do ecological niches change at broad time scales? A test using […]

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September 1, 2020 at 6:00 pmEvents

López Receives Fulbright to Teach Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Systems in Argentina

Dr. Dina López

Dr. Dina López is taking her expertise in hydrothermal systems and acid mine drainage to Argentina, where she will teach as a Fulbright Scholar in a volcanic area that still has much to divulge about its past and its possible future. “Western Argentina has several volcanoes and associated hydrothermal systems […]

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August 26, 2020 at 10:29 amResearch

Gift-in-kind to Bring Industry-Leading Technology to Geology Classrooms

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

From Ohio University News Students in Ohio University’s Geological Sciences Department will have access to state-of-the-art software that will give them a competitive edge in a growing field, thanks to a gift-in-kind from the world’s leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and […]

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August 21, 2020 at 2:00 pmNews

Will Quanrud Awarded Distinguished Professor Scholarship

Will Quanrud

Ohio University junior Will Quanrud was awarded the Edwin and Ruth Kennedy Distinguished Professor Scholarship by Dr. Damian Nance, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geological Sciences. All Ohio University Distinguished Professors can award the full-tuition scholarship to a student of their choosing each year. Quanrud was chosen based on a combination […]

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May 4, 2020 at 8:27 amNews

Ian Forsythe Named Geology Outstanding Graduating Senior

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 […]

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May 1, 2020 at 3:03 pmNews