Department of Earth Sciences Newton Horace Winchell School of Earth Sciences
Department News Archive
A gathering to celebrate Herb Wright's long and productive life will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 2 to 5pm at the Memorial Hall of the McNamara Center on the East Bank Campus. For planning purposes, please RSVP to <firstname.lastname@example.org> . Please click HERE to read more about Herb and his career.
Dr. Anne E. Carey will be speaking on Thursday, February 4, at 3:35PM in room 110 PIllsHall. The title of her talk is Two sides to every range: Orographic effects, stream hydrology, and chemical weathering in la Sierra de las Minas, Guatemala.
Congratulations to Sally Gregory Kolhstedt on her 2015 Joseph H. Hazen Education Prize!
Congratulations to Larry Edwards on being elected a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. More information about this accomplishment can be found here.
No seminar this week on Thursday, November 26, 2015.
Please join us on Thursday, November 19 @ 3:35 P.M. for Dario Bilardello's seminar; "A Paleomagnetic and Anisotropy Study of the Itarare Group from SE Brazil in the context of the Pangea controversy: inclination shallowing or pervasive remagnetizations?"
Please join us on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 3:35p.m. in 110 PillsHall for Dr. Kamini Singha's seminar Advances in x-ray vision: new applications of geophysics to hydrogeology at the catchment scale
No seminar this week due to GSA. Seminar will return on Thursday, November 12, 2015.
Please join us on Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 3:35p.m. in 110 PillsHall for Dr. Jake Bailey's seminar "What can Meta’-omics tell us about Geobiological Processes?"
Congratulations to Cameron Meyers on his winning essay!
Please join us on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 3:35p.m. in room 100 Smith Hall for Dr. John A. Cherry's seminar on Field Investigations as the Impetus for Scientific Discovery in Contaminant Hydrogeology
Research Professor Mike Jackson of the Institute for Rock Magnetism has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. He is also the 2015 recipient of the William Gilbert Award from AGU's Geomagnetism and Paleomagnetism section.
Emeritus Professor Calvin Alexander was recenlty named a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. Congratulations Calvin!
The Regents Professorship serves as the highest recognition for faculty who have made unique contributions to the quality of the University of Minnesota through exceptional accomplishments in teaching, research, and scholarship or creative work and contributions to the public good.
Congratulations to Professor Jake Bailey and his team on their new MN Futures Grant to study bacterial polyphosphate metabolism. This was only 1 of 2 grants awarded (out of 85 proposals submitted), and represents a new and interesting collaboration between the Bailey lab and colleagues in the School of Dentistry.
Please join us for information on geosciences careers outside of academia. More information can about this event can be found here.
Professor Jake Bailey will receive a 2015 Simons Early Career Investigator Award in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution.