News

Congratulations to Alumni Matthew Dieterich!

Matthew Dieterich, Spring 2015 MS graduate from our department had his photo chosen to be used on a stamp for the USPS.

Postal Service Previews 13th of 16 Stamps Celebrating National Park Service’s Centennial - Stamp Highlights Mount Rainier National Park

Please view his photography site as well!

Check out Alumni Alison Plummer!

Enjoy this article of what our Alumni Alison Plummer is up to.

Dervla Kumar recipient of a GSA Graduate Student Research Grant!

Congratulations to our Ph.D. student Dervla Kumar on receiving the GSA Graduate Student Research Grant this year!

2016 Geology and Environmental Science Awards Ceremony

Our 1st Annual Department Awards Ceremony for our undergraduate and graduate students. 

2015 Sustainable Solutions Competition

Hosted in September 2015, five teams participated in identifying a solution to on-campus sustainability opportunities. The winning team includes Alex Verosky, Russell Thorsen, Nick Rubenstein, Arun Balaraman, Sean O’Connor who introduced a revitalization project for O’Hara Street on campus.

Angela Mullins Wins at the Grad Expo 2016

Angela Mullins Wins at the University of Pittsburgh Dietrich School of Grad Expo 2016 for her Evaluation of Infiltration-Based Green Infrastructure Response to Storm Events in Pittsburgh, PA and Implications for Metal Flux.

Congratulations to Janine Krippner!

Janine was awarded the 2016 Jack Kleinman Grants for Volcano Research

Welcome Reception for Dr. Brian Thomas!

Please enjoy the photos of our successful welcome reception for our new Assistant Professor in Geoscience and Water Sustainability Dr. Brian Thomas!

Congratulations to Undergraduate Daniel Lammie!

Geology student Daniel Lammie received the Edward and Carol Martello Lidiak Endowed Scholarship! 

Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship Winners AY 2016-2017

The Department of Geology and Environmental Science would like to congratulate Dervla Kumar and Zhongjie Yu for being awarded the Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship! 

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