Department of Earth Sciences Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences
Department News Archive
PhD Thesis Defense of Daniel King, Tuesday, Sept 7 at 3:30 p.m. in room 110 Pillsbury Hall: Stress-driven Melt Segregation and Reactive Melt Infiltration in Partially Molten Rocks Deformed in Torsion with Applications to Melt Extraction from Earth’s Mantle
PhD Thesis Defense of Benjamin Hardt, Friday, Sept 3 at 2:30 p.m, room 110 Pillsbury Hall: Changes in Seasonal Precipitation of East Central North America with Connections to Global Climate
Dr. Donna Whitney was recently elected the second-vice chair of the Structure & Tectonics Division of the Geological Society of America.
Click here for .pdf version of the review in Science of Dr. Sally Gregory Kohstedt's book , Teaching Children Science: Hands-On Nature Study in North America, 1890-1930
Microprobe Lab Manager, Ellery Frahm, won second place in the the 'Abstract Images' category of GSA's Annual Photography Contest. See photo here. Congrats!
19 current and former members of our department participated in a Gordon Research Conference on Rock Deformation in New Hampshire in August. photo
Justin Revenaugh on the future of deep-sea drilling: Details here.
Summer PhD defenses: Anna Henderson (advisors: Ito, Shuman), Travis Tenner (advisor: Hirschmann), Sam Matson (advisor: David Fox)
Prof. David Yuen has been busy in China this summer: 1) he helped to organize an international conference on Dynamics of Continental Interiors from Multiple Scales
in Wuhan , China in middle of May (photo); and 2) and he helped to organize an international workshop on GPU solutions to multiple-scale problems in Science and Engineering in Harbin, Manchuria, China in July
SEMINAR: Dr. Michael Foote, Univ of Chicago, Thurs, Jan 27 at 3:30 p.m., 110 PillsH: The Evolution of Geographic Range within Species and Genera; and Fri, Jan 28 at 10:10 a.m., 121 PillsH: Evolutionary Dynamics of Genus Size-frequency Distribution
2010 Aldrich Award ("top graduating senior") to Ben Frieman