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Highlights from the 2013 AGU Fall Meeting

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union is once again taking place the festive city of San Francisco. Mild weather and sunny skies have greeted the 22,000+ geoscientists who have traveled from across the globe to participate in the meeting. Among the crowd are many Wooster geologists. Alumni Nicolas Young, […]

Wooster Geologists at the 2012 Senior Research Symposium

WOOSTER, OHIO–Six Wooster geology seniors presented their research to the campus and public this morning in Kauke Hall on the College of Wooster campus. They were among the first posters in the annual Senior Research Symposium in which Independent Study projects are highlighted and celebrated. They did very well — their geology faculty advisors are […]

Wooster Geologists: Communicating New Knowledge

AMHERST, MA – Congratulations to Wooster Geology Seniors Katharine and Andrew for their excellent presentations at today’s Keck Symposium! Andrew presented the results of his remote sensing investigation of channels on Ascraeus Mons on Mars. Andrew compared his channels to those on Pavonis Mons and in Hawaii. He characterized his channels as volcanic in origin based on […]

You’re never too young to be a geologist: Nursery School students visit Scovel Hall

WOOSTER, OHIO–The Wooster Geologists have long had a special relationship with The College of Wooster Nursery School (where young children “actively construct their own knowledge of the world”). Every year our faculty and students talk to the children about rocks, fossils and dinosaurs. As you can imagine it is a most enjoyable — if a […]

Keck Mission Accomplished

WOOSTER, OH – After a month of hard work, the Iceland Keck group parted ways on Saturday. We arrived in Wooster immediately after returning from Iceland and put in a solid week of work in the lab, preparing our samples for thin sections and XRF analyses. In one week, the students produced over 120 thin […]

Digital Geology

With all of the excitement over digital presentations in Wooster’s Senior I.S. Symposium, we thought that it’s about time to highlight recent digital presentations with a geology twist. Enjoy! Here’s a Vuvox collage of Becky’s Senior I.S. Project on the geochemistry of Icelandic subglacial pillow basalts: Now try Lindsey’s Junior I.S. Prezi presentation, which explores […]

The academic year begins: Fall 2010 Geology Club at Wooster

Students, staff and faculty of the Geology Department, The College of Wooster (2010-2011). Front Row: Sarah Appleton (‘12), Megan Innis (‘11), Katharine Schleich (‘12), Anna Mudd (’13), Ilana Ben-Zvi (’13), Melissa Torma (’13), Jenn Horton (’13); Second Row: Tyler Rhoades (‘XX), Samantha Spencer (’11), Elizabeth Deering (’11), Meagen Pollock (Faculty); Third Row: Patrice Reeder (Administrative […]