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Commencement 2019!

Congratulations to our 2019 Graduates!

Former MS Student Bob Selfridge

Bob Selfridge (standing left, with Bill Harbert), a Army Corps of Engineers geophysicist, visited the Department of Geology and Environment Science.  His geophysical work, critically important, is described in detail in this report.

Congratulations Evan Collins!

Evan Collins was accepted into the 2019 International Summer School in Astrobiology!  Located this year in Santander, Spain.

Congratulations to Memphis Hill for being accepted to the Summer Soil Institute 2019!

It's a summer program for grad students, post-docs, and industry professionals to "Gain an integrated perspective on soil ecology and biogeochemistry with world-renowned faculty to address critical questions using up-to-date field and laboratory analytical techniques and models."

Dr. Emily Elliott and Dr. Sarah Haig received an NSF Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant

They will study the environmental effects of new anti-corrosion treatments currently being used on Pittsburgh’s lead pipes.

Congratulatons to our Mellon Fellowship Awardess!

The department would like to congratulate Ben Hedin and Julio Caineta on receiving the 2019-2020 Mellon Fellowships!

Dr. Daniel Bain was Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement’s Partnerships of Distinction Awarded!

Dr. Daniel Bain was Senior Vice Chancellor for Engagement’s Partnerships of Distinction Awarded for his work with the Pittsburgh Parks Conservatory!

Headwater Streams and Wetlands are Critical for Sustaining Fish, Fisheries and Ecosystems

Postdoctoral Associate Dr. Patrick Shirey Peer-reviewed manuscript that was published in the February 2019 issue of Fisheries!

2018 AGU GES Booth

We hope everyone is enjoying their week at AGU as it wraps up.  Please be sure to send the department any photos that you had taken with fellow colleagues and alumni.  It was great connecting with everyone!

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