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Distinguished Alumni Dr. Frederick J. Sarg

 The Department of Geology and Environmental Science Distinguished Alumni Award was established to recognize and honor the outstanding achievements of our alumni.

The award highlights the diversity and quality of the contributions our alumni have made to the enrichment of our profession.

Alumni Dr. Barbara Kutchko is SPE Distinguished Lecturer!

Please join us in congratulating our alumni Dr. Barbara Kutchko on becoming the 2018-2019 SPE Distinguished Lecturer!

Congrats on our 2014 Environmental Studies Graduate Samir Lakhani!

Our 2014 Environmental Studies Graduate Samir Lakhani was named 2017 CNN Hero!

Check out Samir's Eco Soap Bank website.

Congratulations to Dr. Rob Rossi!

Congratulations to Rob Rossi (PhD ’16) who was recently awarded a NatureNet Science Post-Doctoral Fellowship by the Nature Conservancy. 

Ph.D. Student Molly O'Beirne is Published in Nature Communications!

Please be sure to read the paper our Ph.D. student Molly O'Beirne has had published in Nature Communications!

Welcome our New Post-Doc Dr. Elliott Arnold!

Elliott graduated with his PhD from the University of Florida in 2017, where he studied the organic geochemistry of lake sediments with Mark Brenner. At the university of Pittsburgh he will be spending part of his time repairing and maintaining the isotopic instrumentation in Joe Werne’s lab, and the rest of his time researching organic biomarkers with Dr. Werne and Dr. Abbott. 

Join the PAEP Western Section for a Special Speaker Presentation on:

Using Citizen Engagement and Stakeholder Input to Inform a Data-Driven Methodology for revitalizing an Urban Watershed

Paper Published in Environmental Science and Technology!

Graduate Student Zhongjie Yu has a new paper that was just published in ES&T! 

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

Another successful year with our 2017 graduates!

Listen to Dr. Josef Werne Tonight on WPXI!

Be sure to check out Dr. Josef Werne discuss President Trump’s recent executive orders on climate policy, and how they may impact what President Obama’s regulations may have meant for the environment on Night Talk on WPXI at 8pm.

Congratulations to Caralyn Gorman!

The department would like to congratulate Caralyn Gorman for being awarded the Edward and Carol Martello Lidiak Endowded Scholarship

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