Department of Earth Sciences
Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences

Why choose Earth Sciences?!

Interested in pursuing an academic career in Earth Sciences? Hear from two current students about why they choose Earth Sciences and what they like about our program!



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Congratulations to Dr. Amy Myrbo on being selected as a Fellow for the U of MN Institute on the Environment

Amy Myrbo

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Myrbo on being selected as a Fellow for the U of MN's Institute on the Environment. "Benefits of affiliation include eligibility for IonE grants and matching research support, access to IonE support services, and the use of IonE facilities for research and meetings. In return, affiliates are expected to contribute to the IonE community through participation in events and other collaborative and interdisciplinary activities."-IonE


This Week's Department Seminar Speaker

Seminars take place on Thursdays from 4pm-5pm in B20 Tate Hall unless otherwise noted.


There is no seminar this Thursday, Nov. 22nd

The University is closed for Holiday.


Upcoming Graduate Defenses


Ph.D. Candidate Evgeniya Khakhalova

Evgeniya Khakhalova: Ph.D. Candidate

Title: Observation of Vortex States in Intermediate Titanomagnetite and Their Evolution with Temperature

Advisor: Dr. Bruce Moskowitz

9 am | 201-20 Tate Hall | Friday, November 30th


Interested in Working with the Department of Earth Sciences?

If you are interested in applying for any positions available here in the Department of Earth Sciences, check out the current positions available for more information.



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