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Wooster Geologists begin a new academic year

The Wooster Geology Department has started the 2015-2016 school year during beautiful late summer weather. Above is the traditional first-of-the-year image of the Geology Club. Everybody is happy to be a geologist. Here are 12 of our senior geology majors … Continue reading

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Team Utah 2015

Guest bloggers: Julia Franceschi and Mary Reinthal What do you get when you have zero cloud coverage, 90-degree heat, and a desert? Aside from the start of a bad joke, you get a snippet of the College of Wooster geology’s … Continue reading

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Inspiring young female scientists through B-WISER

Wooster, OH – [Guest bloggers Chloe Wallace and Mary Reinthal] When thinking about geology, people tend to think first about rocks. We do love our rocks, preferably pillow basalts, but when Wooster’s campus hosted hundreds of young women science enthusiasts, … Continue reading

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For Our Wooster Family

Here’s a photo of a peaceful sunrise at the Desert Studies Center to let our WOODS friends know that our thoughts are with them.  

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Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: A molded brachiopod from the Lower Carboniferous of Ohio

We haven’t had a local fossil featured on this blog for awhile. Above is an external mold of the spiriferinid brachiopod Syringothyris typa Winchell, 1863, from the Logan Formation (Lower Carboniferous, Osagean, about 345 million years old) of southeastern Wooster, … Continue reading

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Wooster Geologists at the 2014 Annual Geological Society of America Meeting in Vancouver, Canada

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA — Wooster geologists (faculty, students, alumni and friends) gathered for the traditional Monday night event at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America.

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Wooster Geologists begin the 2014-2015 school year

What a fine group of geologists we had at the first meeting of the College of Wooster Geology Club this week. We have an ambitious year ahead of us with outside speakers, student presentations, course field trips, and our biennial … Continue reading

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B.C. Bound Part II: Here’s to Not Getting Eaten by Bears

Guest Bloggers: Julia Franceschi and Mary Reinthal A little over a week ago at Spoon market in downtown Wooster, we met our research collaborators from Dickinson College. Although it was the first time we met rising junior Liz Plascencia and … Continue reading

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Almost ready for British Columbia

Guest Blogger: Liz Plascencia   It’s safe to say that time truly does fly. Seemingly having know Mary and Julia for years, I am reminded that my arrival to The College of Wooster was a little over a week ago. … Continue reading

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Wooster Geologists at the North American Paleontological Convention in Florida

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA–Steph Bosch (’14), Lizzie Reinthal (’14) and I flew out of icy Ohio this weekend to attend the 10th North American Paleontological Convention in warm, sunny northern Florida. The students jointly presented the beautiful poster above on their Independent … Continue reading

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