Alumni News

Congratulations to our graduating Class of 2018!

To view photos from 2018 Commencement, here.

Welcome Alumni!

Check out the news from fellow alumni below!

Be on the lookout for our E-Newsletter expected to come out before the 2017 holidays!

Please be sure to update us regarding your career and life events!

Our 3rd Annual AGU Alumni Gathering in New Orleans!

Please send us your photos!

Past AGU Alumni Gatherings »

In late October, 2017, three current members of the Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) drove down from Cleveland to visit the ANSMET founder, Emeritus Professor Bill Cassidy, at his home in Monroeville.  From left to right, Dr. James Karner (10 field seasons in Antarctica), crevasse expert John Schutt (37), Cassidy (17), and Pitt alumni Dr. Ralph Harvey (PhD, 1990, 25 field seasons) have almost 90 field seasons!  These four rank as the four most ANSMET field seasons in the 40 years of the program.

University of Pittsburgh undergraduate and graduate alumni, Dr. Alan Mur and Dr. Chris Purcell with Bill Harbert at the International Exposition and 87th Annual meeting of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists held in Houston Texas.  Dr. Mur is a geophysicist working for Ikon Science and Dr. Purcell a geophysicist working for Nexen CNOOC ltd.  Both are extremely busy in advanced applied geophysical exploration and production activities and were attending this meeting held in Houston, Texas. 

Dolly Chavez our receptionist, purchaser, and travel coordinator for 17 years retired January 2016.

Congratulations are in order for 2016 Ph.D. Graduate, Erich Zorn, had a 6 lb. 12 oz. baby boy, Henry Zorn! 


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