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Environmental Studies Students build sustainable new homes for bees!

Matthew Golub, a junior environmental studies major and member of the project, said the idea to build bee houses around Oakland started when he took a sustainability course taught by Ward Allebach, an adjunct environmental studies professor, this past spring. The premise of the course is for students to create a project that aligns with the University’s Sustainability Plan, released in 2018. - By Emily Wen, For The Pitt News - AUGUST 23, 2019

Assistant Professor in Hydrology & Water Sustainability

The Department of Geology and Environmental Science at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Hydrology and Water Sustainability. 

Congrats to Ph.D. Student Memphis Hill!

Memphis was accepted to University of California Irvine's 2019 Microbiomes and Global Change Summer Institute!  This 5-day Summer Institute for graduate students and post-doctoral fellows aims to build a diverse cohort of trainees at the interface of microbial communities and global change across systems from terrestrial to marine. Participants will gain scientific and professional skills and join a community of emerging leaders in the field.

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."

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