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Hydrology and Surface Processes-Tenure-track Position

As part of sustainability initiative at the University of Pittsburgh, the Department of Geology and Planetary Science invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in hydrology or surface processes, pending budgetary approval.

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Graduate student Krissy Hopkins to start post-doc at SESYNC

Krissy Hopkins was offered and accepted a post-doctoral research associate position at the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) in Annapolis, MD.

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Graduate student Janine Krippner Awarded 2014 NASA NESSF Fellowship

NASA has awarded graduate student Janine Krippner a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for work on explosive volcanic deposits.

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Lucy Rose awarded for outstanding student presentation

 PhD student wins prestigious award!

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Environmental Studies Student Awarded 2014 Fulbright Grant

Katherine "Nikki" Luke (A&S '14), an environmental studies and economics major, has been awarded a Fulbright grant for 2014. The prestigious award recognizes outstanding US students who are committed to research and study in other countries.

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This Week's Colloquium

October 2, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
The Geochemical Evolution of Mars As Recorded By The Igneous Rocks

In the Field

White Sands
Undergraduate Allie Ackerman ponders extensive gypsum dunes in New Mexico during a 2008 field expedition led by Professor Rosemary Capo to investigate eolian deposition in deserts. View »