Dr. Ashley Poust '06 made worldwide headlines for contributing to the discovery of a new species of feathered dinosaur in China.
Geology student research 2018
Geology majors are required to complete a senior research project under the direction of one of the faculty members, completing GEOL4501 (Introduction to Research) and GEOL451 (Senior Research). Completion of GEOL451 requires a written senior thesis and public presentation of results, typically at a Geological Society of America professional meeting. Student research projects vary with interest and funding.
Senior projects presented at national meetings of the Geological Society of America 2018
Joseph Cross, 2018
GEOCHEMICAL AND THIN SECTION ANALYSIS OF RING MOUNTAIN SERPENTINITE
Evan Grassmann, 2018
LITHOLOGIES AND PROVENANCE OF PEBBLES FOUND IN THE MORAINES OF WISCONSIN
Philip Tunnicliff, 2018
LEAD CONTAMINATION ASSESSMENT OF DRINKING WATER IN DAVENPORT, IOWA
John (Jack) Malone, 2018
Structure of the Southern Margin of the Big Horn Batholith, Wyoming: A Major Archean Shear Zone?