2023 Graduates pose for a group photo on an ornate staircase.

Congratulations 2023 Geology & Environmental Science Graduates!

Graduates were honored at the department's senior send-off on April 29th.

2023 Departmetnal Award winners gather for a group photo

Geology & Environmental Science Students honored at 2023 Dept. Awards Luncheon

Students earned departmental schoalrships to fund research, travel, acadmeic expenses, and more!

Cheryl Hapke (left) receives her distinguished alumni award from dept. chair Josef Werne (right).

Dr. Cheryl Hapke honored as dept. Distinguished Alumni!

Dr. Hapke gave a seminar and received an award honoring her acheivements.

Graduate student Chloe Glover presents her award winning talk, which is shown on screen to her right. A map of geological phenomena of western South America dominates the screen.

Graduate student Chloe Glover honored by American Geophysical Union

Graduate student Chloe Glover (advisor Nadine McQuarrie) was honored with an Outstanding Student Presentation Award for her work at the American Geophysical Union's 2022 fall meeting!

Pitt student Helene Tracey wields a chainsaw, staring into the camera against a flaming background.

Junior Helene Tracey makes history!

Helene made history last summer as a member of one of the National Park Service’s first all-women wildland fire fighting corps!

PhD Student Giannina Ramirez receives ARCS Pittsburgh Endowed Scholar Award

We are pleased to announce that our first year PhD student Giannina Ramirez has been selected to receive the ARCS Pittsburgh Endowed Scholar Award!

Read the executive summary here.

Geology professors receive award from Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement

Pitt researchers Brian Stewart (PI) and Rosemary Capo (co-I) receive funding for a work optimizing rare earth element capture during treatment of acid mine drainage.

2022 Geology and Environmental Science graduates gathered for a group photo on staircase.

Congratulations to our 2022 Graduates!

Graduating seniors in Geology & Environmental Science were honored at the department's reception on May 1st, 2022.

Ward Allebach stands outside wearing one of his signature Hawaiian shirts

Professor Ward Allebach featured in the Pitt News!

The Pitt news published a Sillhouette on the department's own Ward Allebach. Read the full story here.