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“Williams Rocks: A walking tour of campus” with Dr. Bud Wobus

Saturday, June 14, 3:30 p.m. Williams Rocks: A walking tour of campus, from bedrock to building stones, and the stories they tell with Bud Wobus, Edna McConnell Clark Professor of Geology. CLARK HALL

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“Mass Extinctions: A brief history of life’s worst moments”, a lecture with Dr. Phoebe Cohen

Thursday, June 12, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.  Mass Extinctions: A brief history of life’s worst moments with Phoebe Cohen, Assistant Professor of Geosciences Life on Earth has experienced at least 5 major events we call “mass extinctions,” where a huge number of species have gone extinct in a short period of time. This talk will explore

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A lecture with Bill Ruddiman ’64

Bill Ruddiman ’64 will be giving a lecture in the 62 Centre (Main Stage) on Thursday morning, June 12, at 9:30 AM.  The title of his talk is “Global Warming.”

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Senior Thesis Presentations, Monday, May 19

The Geosciences Department Senior Thesis Presentations will be held on Monday, May 19 in Clark 105.   The schedule of the presentations will be: 2:30 PM, Eloise Andry: The Eruptive History of Strawberry Crater, San Francisco Volcanic Field, Northern Arizona 2:50 PM, Paul De Konkoly Thege: A Radiocarbon Reconstruction of the Deglacial Bering Sea 3:10 PM, Johanna Eidmann: A

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Nakita VanBiene ’15 co-organizes “I, too, am Williams” photo campaign

Working with Susie Paul ’16, geosciences major Nakita VanBiene ’15 has organized a photo campaign dubbed “I, too, am Williams.” Modeled after similar campaigns at Harvard and Oxford, the project reflects VanBiene’s interests in public education and social justice issues. When asked to say a few words about the project, Nakita wrote: “In light of

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Bob Anderson ’74 wins Hazel Barnes Prize at CU-Boulder

Bob Anderson ’74, professor in University of Colorado Boulder’s geological sciences department and Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, has been awarded the University’s 2014 Hazel Barnes Prize. Described as “the most distinguished award a faculty member can receive from the university”, the prize is awarded each year to a CU-Boulder faculty member who best exemplifies

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A Lecture with Dr. Seth Finnegan, Univ. of California, Berkeley

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“Rock On! Become a Geosciences Major!”

Come for the GEOLOGY THEMED ICE CREAM BAR but stay for the rocks!!! (or climate or ocean!) Interested in learning more about the Geos major and the courses offered next year? Come listen to current Geos students tell about their (awesome) experiences with the department, and the opportunities available to you. Feel free to ask

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A Lecture with Dr. Diana Boyer, State University of New York at Oswego

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A Lecture with Dr. Lisa Gilbert, Williams-Mystic Program

Thursday, March 20, 4:15-5:15, Wege (Faculty Lecture Series) Dr. Lisa Gilbert, Williams- Mystic Program Adventures in the Deep Sea: Rocks Younger than You.

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