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Thirty-third annual report of the Wooster Earth Sciences Department now available

Thank you to Patrice Reeder for her epic work on this report, from its design and art to content. Click away and enjoy!

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Wooster Earth Scientists at their annual “Mock GSA” — 2018 version

Wooster, Ohio — Every Fall the students and faculty of Wooster’s Earth Sciences Department look forward to participating in the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America. Next week the meeting will be held in Indianapolis, and over a … Continue reading

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Wooster Geology Department 2017 Annual Report

The Thirty-First Annual Report of the Geology Department is now available online with this link. Our Administrative Coordinator Patrice Reeder has once again done a magnificent job putting this document together, with amazing attention to detail and an artistic eye … Continue reading

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Wooster Geology Professor Frederick W. Cropp III (1932-2017)

Professor Fred Cropp taught geology at Wooster from 1964 to 1997. He was an extraordinary teacher and, in his own words, “a cheerleader for geology”. Many, many Wooster students became geologists in response to his enthusiasm, energy and spirit. I … Continue reading

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Wooster Geologists graduate!

WOOSTER, OHIO — We had the pleasure on Monday of watching our geology seniors cross the stage and receive their diplomas. It happens every year, of course, and every year is special. Above is an image of most of the … Continue reading

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Wooster Geologists participate in the historic March For Science on Earth Day, 2017

Wooster, Ohio — It was a chilly day downtown, but several hundred people gathered for the national March For Science. We were one of over 500 local events across the country advocating for science awareness, education and funding. Thank you … Continue reading

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Dr. Rob Thieler delivers the 36th annual Richard G. Osgood, Jr., Memorial Lecture at Wooster

One of the pleasures of being in the Geology Department at The College of Wooster is that we have the annual Richard G. Osgood, Jr., Memorial Lecture series. These presentations, given in honor of the late Professor Osgood, have significantly … Continue reading

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Wooster Geology Alumni at GSA 2016

DENVER, COLORADO — Many of the Wooster Geology alumni at GSA, along with current students and professors Pollock and Wilson, gathered this evening for conversations. It was great fun with many stories and lots of good advice for our students. … Continue reading

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Another day of Wooster Geology at GSA 2016: Volcanoes and Fossils

DENVER, COLORADO — On this second day of the Geological Society of America meeting we had several Wooster presenters. Above Cassidy Jester (’17) describes her developing Senior Independent Study work on Jurassic “snuff-boxes“. Dr. Pollock’s students Chloe Wallace and Ben … Continue reading

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Wooster Geology Alumnae in the Bearded Lady Project

Wooster has produced many paleontologists over the last century. I’m not sure exactly why we’ve had such an abundance of people who chose to devote their lives to the study ancient life, but I am most grateful to the tradition. … Continue reading

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