The Department of Geology and Environmental Science (http://www.geology.pitt.edu) at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a full-time one-year visiting assistant professor position beginning in the fall of 2017. The position is outside of the tenure stream. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate curriculum courses in the candidate's area of expertise. The position may also include serving on MS and Ph.D. student committees, as well as helping to direct undergraduate research projects.
It is with great sadness that we report that Professor Emeritus Harold “Bud” Rollins passed away on January 9, 2017. His death follows that of his wife, Jude, in 2015. Bud was a highly valued and much-revered member of the Department of Geology and Planetary Science from the time he joined it in 1969 until his retirement in 2003, and will be missed deeply by all who knew him.
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.
The department would like to congratulate Caralyn Gorman for being awarded the Edward and Carol Martello Lidiak Endowded Scholarship
The department held their second annual awards luncheon to honor the students who have been awarded.
Undergraduate Kamal Raslan was awarded the Nationality Council Scholarship!
Please help me in congratulating Marja Copeland in being recognized as the Outstanding Presenter from our department at the Graduate Expo!
Dr .Daniel Bain won the Pitt Sustainability Awards program in the faculty category!
Please help us welcome Dr. Mark Abbott's Post-Doc Dr. Maria Garcia!
The department would like to congratulate Zhongjie Yu, Angela Chung, Suryodoy Ghoshal, and Ben Hedin on receiving the 2017-2018 Mellon Fellowships!
Listen to the Department of Geology and Environmental Science's Environmental Studies instructor Mark Collins speak at the Writers' Cafe on February 24th at 3:30 pm in the O'Hara Student Center Writing Center.
Be sure to check out Alumni James W. Morar in his exhibit at the University of Pittsburgh Law Library Gallery on February 24th at 5pm - 8pm.
Cambodian Times Publishes "Army Corps, Pitt Study Aging Infrastructure's Contribution to Nutrient Pollution" discussing Dr. Emily Elliott's lab group and their work.
Dr. Emily Elliott was given an Honorable Mention for the 2017 Carnegie Science Awards in the Environmental Award category. They wanted to recognize her excellent work during the annual Carnegie Science Awards Ceremony.