Hiring - Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Geology and Environmental Science ( 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.

In Remembrance of Department of Geology and Environmental Science Emeritus Faculty Dr. Bud Rollins

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.

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

2nd Annual Departmental Awards Luncheon

The department held their second annual awards luncheon to honor the students who have been awarded. 

Congratulations to Kamal Raslan!

Undergraduate Kamal Raslan was awarded the Nationality Council Scholarship!

2017 Grad Expo Outstanding Presenter

Please help me in congratulating Marja Copeland in being recognized as the Outstanding Presenter from our department at the Graduate Expo!

Article in Environmental Science and Technology!

Be sure to view the article Dr. Emily Elliott, Dr. Dan Bain and their Alumni Justin Coughlin and Dr. Lucy Rose.

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Bain!

Dr .Daniel Bain won the Pitt Sustainability Awards program in the faculty category!

Welcome Post-Doc Dr. Maria Garcia to the Department!

Please help us welcome Dr. Mark Abbott's Post-Doc Dr. Maria Garcia!

Congratulations to our Mellon Fellowship Awardees!

The department would like to congratulate Zhongjie Yu, Angela Chung, Suryodoy Ghoshal, and Ben Hedin on receiving the 2017-2018 Mellon Fellowships!

Writer's Cafe

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.

Cartographic Abstractions

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.

International Attention for Dr. Emily Elliott and Lab Group!

Cambodian Times Publishes "Army Corps, Pitt Study Aging Infrastructure's Contribution to Nutrient Pollution" discussing Dr. Emily Elliott's lab group and their work.

Congratulations to Dr. Emily Elliott!

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.