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

Student Research Expo

Congratulations to Rob Rossi (poster) and Sarah Lavin (oral) for winning this year at our 1st annual Student Research Expo!

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.

State needs better data on mine subsidence, study finds. - Co-Author Dr. Dan Bain

Department of Geology & Planetary Science's Dr. Dan Bain co-authored the The Act 54 report, which is fetured in the article in the link below.

Pitt Names 2015 Faculty Fellows in Sustainability

Pitt Names 2015 Faculty Fellows in Sustainability

Professors will design new courses; study urban infrastructure, salvage logging, and policies regulating public revenues from shale gas extraction