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4th Annual AGU Alumni Gathering!

Catch up with alumni, current students, and faculty at the fourth annual AGU alumni gathering this December in Washington, D.C.!

Congratulation to the Graduating Class of 2018!

We are excited to see our graduating class of 2018 head into their new adventures!

Wiley's first "Impact-a-thon" Winning Team!

Postdoctoral Associate, Dr. Patrick Shirey helped facilitate a workshop on science communication at the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting in August. While participating as part of the winning team in Wiley's first "Impact-a-thon" for a $7,500 grant toward improving science communication. His team proposed a project to increase diversity within the fisheries profession through engaging high school students through a pilot project that could be continued on an annual basis, described below and on the blog.

NASA FDL Summer Research

Check out our NASA FDL superstar, Molly O’Beirne – Ph.D. Student, who spent the summer completing cutting edge research with NASA FDL, the SETI Institute, and Google Cloud.  Check out 1:52:31 to hear about the Astrobiology Team 2 research group!

Dr. Mike Ramsey is Feauterd on NASA Earth Data Site!

Who uses NASA Earth science data? Dr. Mike Ramsey, for developing new ways to study active volcanoes and to provide data to support emergency response.

2018 AGU Section Awardees - Dr. Emily Elliott

Dr. Emily Elliott was honored with the Biogeosciences Section Sulzman Award for Excellence in Education and Mentoring!

Congrats to Dr. Werne and Dr. McQuarrie!

Both Dr. Josef Werne and Dr. Nadine McQuarrie received notice they were elected Fellows of the Geological Society of America. They will be formally announced in the July GSA Today, as well as at the Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony at the GSA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis on November 4. 

2018 Sustainability Award Ceremony

Be sure to view all the photos here.

4th Annual Student Research Poster Session

The Department's 4th Annual Student Research Poster Session was a success!  A big thanks to Marja Copeland and Angela Chung for organizing the event!

2018 Elizabeth Baranger Teaching Award Winner!

Congratulations to graduate student Becky Forgrave on winning the 2018 Elizabeth Baranger Teaching Award Nomination!

3rd Annual Departmental Awards Ceremony!

The department held their 3rd annual awards luncheon to honor the students who have been awarded. 

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