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EES Grad Student wins best poster award
July 14, 2016
EES Grad Student wins best poster award

Sydney Ruhala was awarded best poster at the 2016 Society for Freshwater Science meeting in Sacramento

June 2, 2016
We are changing our name!

As of July 1, 2016, we officially become the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences! 

Prof Zarnetske honored with outstanding faculty award
May 6, 2016
Prof Zarnetske honored with outstanding faculty award

Assistant Professor Jay Zarnetske was recognized for excellence by the Associated Students of MSU (ASMSU)

Banded Iron Formation (BIF) Dedication
May 5, 2016
Banded Iron Formation (BIF) Dedication

On Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 1:00 p.m., the dedication of the Banded Iron Formation (BIF) took place in front of Michigan State University's Natural Science Building.

RSVP for Annual Graduation Brunch and Awards Reception
April 27, 2016
RSVP for Annual Graduation Brunch and Awards Reception

GLG's annual recognition of the achievements of our students will be May 7

Norm Sleep is inaugural GLG Bergquist medalist
April 27, 2016
Norm Sleep is inaugural GLG Bergquist medalist

Dr. Norm Sleep of Stanford University is the recipient of the first department alumni award.

Geocognition Lab student receives NSF Fellowship
April 25, 2016
Geocognition Lab student receives NSF Fellowship

Patricia Jaimes received her award for a project exploring diversity in the earth sciences.

April 19, 2016
Department Seminar this week

“Preserve the data along with your paper and let the readers stand on your shoulders: a coastal hydrology example.” Friday, April 22, 12:30-1:30, room 204 Natural Science Building. Xuan Yu, presenter.

 

April 19, 2016
Graduate Student Defenses!

Several of our graduate students will be defending their theses in the upcoming weeks.

April 19, 2016
Prof Bruno Basso receives 2016 Innovation of the Year Award

The 2016 Innovation of the Year award goes to Dr. Bruno Basso for his work with crop growth management technology.

GLG students and faculty engage the public at MSU's Science Festival
April 12, 2016
GLG students and faculty engage the public at MSU's Science Festival

Geology Club and GLG faculty will participate in this week's campus-wide Science Festival

Darcy Lecturer Ty Ferre:" Seeing things differently...."
April 12, 2016
Darcy Lecturer Ty Ferre:" Seeing things differently...."

"...Rethinking the relationship between data and models."  Friday, April 15, 12:30-1:30, room 204 Natural Science Building.

GLG undergraduates garner awards at UURAF 2016
April 9, 2016
GLG undergraduates garner awards at UURAF 2016

GLG students shine at the 18th annual University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum

Dr. Alicia Cruz-Uribe: "Arc Magma Genesis from Melting of Melange Diapirs"
March 28, 2016
Dr. Alicia Cruz-Uribe: "Arc Magma Genesis from Melting of Melange Diapirs"

Guest Speaker Dr. Alicia Cruz-Uribe joins us Friday, April 1st, 2016

Dr. Chris Glein:  "The (Bio?)Geochemistry of Enceladus' Ocean: Past, Present, and Future."
February 22, 2016
Dr. Chris Glein: "The (Bio?)Geochemistry of Enceladus' Ocean: Past, Present, and Future."

Guest Speaker Dr. Chris Glein joins us Friday, February 26, 2016

Dr. Doug Wiens: "Solid earth constraints on the dynamics of the Antarctic ice sheet:  insights from seismology"
February 22, 2016
Dr. Doug Wiens: "Solid earth constraints on the dynamics of the Antarctic ice sheet: insights from seismology"

Guest speaker Dr. Doug Wiens joins us Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Dr. Lisa Falk: "Carbon storage via alteration of peridotite"
February 15, 2016
Dr. Lisa Falk: "Carbon storage via alteration of peridotite"

Guest speaker Dr. Lisa Falk joins us Friday, February 19, 2016

Dr. Joe Cain: "Building Dinosaurs in Crystal Palace Park 1854"
February 8, 2016
Dr. Joe Cain: "Building Dinosaurs in Crystal Palace Park 1854"

Guest Speaker Dr. Joe Cain joins us Friday, February 12, 2016

Darwin Discovey Day
February 1, 2016
Darwin Discovey Day

Darwin Discovery Day is Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 1 to 5 PM

Dr. Rajdeep Dasgupta: "Earth's Deep Carbon Cycle - Origin, Storage, Ingassing, and Outgassing"
February 1, 2016
Dr. Rajdeep Dasgupta: "Earth's Deep Carbon Cycle - Origin, Storage, Ingassing, and Outgassing"

Guest Speaker Dr. Rajdeep Dasgupta Joins us Friday, Febuary 5, 2016