Post Tagged with: "Xizhen Schenk"

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 […]

Read more ›
August 21, 2020 at 2:00 pmNews

Schenk Article Examines Impacts of Climatic Variability on Northward Flowing Rivers

Dr. Xizhen "Jenny" Schenk

Dr. Xizhen “Jenny” Schenk authored an article in the journal River Research and Applications on “Impacts of climatic variability on northward flowing rivers in North America, using a paired basin approach.” Schenk is Assistant Professor of Instruction in Geological Sciences at Ohio University. Northward flowing rivers in continental mid- or […]

Read more ›
April 15, 2020 at 9:21 amResearch

New Online M.S. in Geology Designed for Geoscience Professionals, Earth Science Teachers

The image is from Petrel core system, a fully integrated platform where Geology, Geophysics, Reservoir Engineering and Production disciplines work together; Courtesy: Schlumberger Petrel.

Ohio University’s Geological Sciences Department announces a fully online M.S. in Geological Sciences. Flexible, seven-week courses are designed for working geoscience professionals and earth science teachers. The M.S. in Geological Sciences is the degree-level most often sought by employers in geological sciences. The online non-thesis program provides geology graduates and […]

Read more ›
February 12, 2020 at 1:50 pmNews

Geology Colloquium | Balancing Climate and Land Use Changes with Limited Groundwater Resources of a Paleokarst Aquifer System, Dec. 6

Dr. Xizhen "Jenny" Schenk

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. Xizhen “Jenny” Schenk discussing “Balancing Climate and Land Use Changes with Limited Groundwater Resources of a Paleokarst Aquifer System” on Friday, Dec. 6, at 2 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Schenk is an Assistant Professor of Instruction at Ohio University Department of Geological Sciences. […]

Read more ›
December 1, 2019 at 10:45 pmEvents

Schenk Explores Intersection of Water, Climate and Human Impacts

Dr. Xizhen "Jenny" Schenk

Dr. Xizhen “Jenny” Schenk recently joined the faculty of Geological Sciences at Ohio University as an Assistant Professor of Instruction. Schenk’s teaching and research focus on exploring the field of environmental geology, particularly the intersection of climate, water, and human impacts. “My enthusiasm for geosciences originated from my admiration for […]

Read more ›
October 9, 2019 at 4:03 pmResearch

Environmental & Plant Biology Welcomes John Schenk

Dr. John Schenk

The Environmental & Plant Biology Department welcomes Dr. John Schenk as a new assistant professor. Schenk joined the department in August of 2019. Prior to his new appointment, he held an assistant professorship at Georgia Southern University, where he was also the curator of the herbarium. He earned a B.S. […]

Read more ›
October 4, 2019 at 1:17 pmNews

Geological Sciences Welcomes Three New Faculty

From left: Xizhen Schenk, Katherine Fornash, and David Young, new geological sciences faculty

The Geological Sciences Department welcomes three new faculty members this fall. Dr. Katherine Fornash joins the department as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. She received her B.S. in Geosciences from the University of Arizona, and her Ph.D. from the structure, tectonics, and metamorphic petrology group at the University of Minnesota. Her […]

Read more ›
September 19, 2019 at 4:05 pmAnnouncements News