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A lecture with Dr. Kira Lawrence, Lafayette College, Monday, April 17

The Geoscience Department’s spring seminars conclude Monday, April 17 with a talk by Dr. Kira Lawrence of Lafayette College. The talk begins at 4:15 PM, with refreshments beginning at 4 PM. All are welcome!  

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A lecture with Dr. Jacquelyn Gill, University of Maine, Thursday, April 6

The Geoscience Department’s spring seminars continue Thursday, April 6 with a talk by University of Maine’s Dr. Jacquelyn Gill. The talk begins at 4:15 PM, with refreshments beginning at 4 PM. All are welcome!  

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A Lecture with Dr. Michèle LaVigne, Bowdoin College, Friday, March 10

The Geoscience Department’s spring seminars kick off Friday, March 10, with a talk by Dr. Michèle LaVigne titled “Investigating Coastal Acidification in Maine’s Intertidal Ecosystem: Connecting Undergraduate Research with Citizen Science.” The talk will begin at 1:30, but please joins us for refreshments beforehand. All are welcome!  

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Dr. James Hansen to speak at Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall on March 8

Dr. James Hansen, who directs the Program on Climate Science, Awareness and Solutions at Columbia University will speak at Williams College on Wednesday, March 8, in Brooks-Rogers Recital Hall. The presentation begins at 8 p.m. The title of his talk is “Global Climate Change: How Can Young People Take Charge of Their Future?”   The

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2017 Spring Seminars…Mark Your Calendars!

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A Lecture with Dr. Wil Leavitt, Dartmouth College, Wednesday, November 30

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A Lecture with Dr. Alex Sessions ’91, Cal Tech, Friday, November 11

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A Lecture with Dr. Peter Huybers, Harvard University, Monday, October 17

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Ny Riavo Gilbertinie “Voary” Voarintsoa wins GSA’s John Montagne Award

  Ny Riavo Gilbertinie “Voary” Voarintsoa, former visiting scholar in Geosciences at Williams, has won the Geological Society of America’s John Montagne Award. The award supports research in the field of Quaternary geology/geomorphology and was presented at GSA’s 2016 Annual Conference in Denver.  “Receiving this award has brightened my life. I’m so excited, I am thankful because people encourage me to

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Bud Wobus wins NAGT Neal Miner Award

The National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT) has given this year’s Neal Miner award to Prof. Bud Wobus. The award “honors exceptional contributions to the stimulation of interest in the Earth sciences.” Among the many contributions NAGT cited in presenting the award, they made special note of Bud’s fifty years of teaching here at Williams and

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