Lecturer Charlie Jones Wins Bellet Award

The University of Pittsburgh’s Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences has named Charles E. Jones, lecturer in the Department of Geology and Planetary Science a winner of one of the two 2014 Tina and David Bellet Teaching Excellence Awards.

Graduate Student Paper Published in Landscape Ecology

Graduate student Krissy Hopkins published her paper entitled, “Reconstruction of a century of landscape modification and hydrologic change in a small urban watershed in Pittsburgh, PA” in Landscape Ecology.

Graduate Student Wins AGU Travel Grant

Nicole Fontanella was selected to receive an American Geophysical Union (AGU) Student Travel Grant to attend the 2013 Fall Meeting in San Francisco.

Student Assistantship for the 2015 Annual Esri International User Conference

Erin Pfeil-McCullough awarded a Student Assistantship for the 2015 Annual Esri International User Conference

Undergrad Dan Lammie Recieves Awards!

SURA and a Stephen Pollock Undergraduate Student Research Grant awarded to Dan Lammie

Ph.D. Student Daniel Williams is Awarded the NASA Fellowship!

Daniel Williams was awarded the NASA Fellowship for his work Analysis of Proximal Volcanic Emissions.

Congratulations Janine Krippner!

Congratulations to Janine Krippner who's GSA research grant has been awarded funding!


Loss of Our Emeritus Faculty, Professor Chiao-min Hsieh

Chiao-min Hsieh, an emeritus faculty member in the Department of Geology and Planetary Sciences, died Feb. 26, 2015

Newsmaker: Mark Collins

Department of Geology & Planetary Science's Undergraduate Coordinator and Advisor Mark Collins made the Tribune Review News!

Assessment of Regional Variation in Streamflow Responses to Urbanization and the Persistence of Physiography

Dr. Dan Bain with Dr. Krissy Hopkins, who headed the article, has a published article in Environmental Science and Technology.

URISA CAC Student Coordinator, Mr. Erick Fox

A graduate student in the ProMS program, Mr. Erick Fox, is the URISA CAC student coordinator.

URISA is an international organization focused on planning, GIS and other activities.