News and Announcements

Graduate Student Sarah Lavin Awarded 2014 PAEP Goddard Scholarship

The Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Professionals (PAEP) has awarded graduate student Sarah Lavin the 2014 PAEP Goddard Scholarship.


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Study of Past Climate Change in Pacific Northwest Lakes May Presage Future Drought

Paper released in wake of United Nations’ 2014 report on climate change, which predicts worsening global warming

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Energy-Net Exhibit Opens at the Carnegie Museum

On May 13th, the Energy-Net Program unveiled its new exhibit entitled, “Water Wise: Give Rain a Home” at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

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Grad Expo 2014 – Geology and Planetary Science Winners

Three Geology and Planetary Science graduate students received Outstanding Presenter Awards ($100) at the 2014 Grad Expo: Janine Krippner, Sarah Lavin, and Erin Pfeil-McCullough

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Lecturer Charlie Jones Wins Bellet Award

The University of Pittsburgh’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences has named Charles E. Jones, lecturer in the Department of Geology and Planetary Science a winner of one of the two 2014 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Awards.

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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 »