News

Graduate Student has Article Featured in Environmental Science and Technology

David Pompeani's (PhD candidate in Geology) article "Lake Sediments Record Prehistoric Lead Pollution Related to Early Copper Production in North America," is featured on the cover of this month's issue of Environmental Science and Technology.

Dr. Steven J. Schatzel (MS 1990; PhD 2001)

I am still working at NIOSH in the Pittsburgh area. In response to the tragic accidents occurring in the U.S. coal mining industry over the past couple of years, several changes to the way coal is mined are coming and more may follow...

Undergraduate Selected to Attend Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

Rylee Kercher a rising senior in the University of Pittsburgh's Environmental Studies program has been selected to attend the Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy

Energy-Net Exhibit Opens at the Carnegie Museum

On May 13th, the Energy-Net Program unveiled its new exhibit entitled, “Water Wise: Give Rain a Home” at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Grad Expo 2014 – Geology and Planetary Science Winners

Three Geology and Planetary Science graduate students received Outstanding Presenter Awards ($100) at the 2014 Grad Expo: Janine Krippner, Sarah Lavin, and Erin Pfeil-McCullough

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

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.

Undergrad Dan Lammie Recieves Awards!

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

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