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We are hiring! Assistant Professor of Petrology and Mineralogy

Assistant Professor of Petrology and Mineralogy The Geosciences Department at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in the broad field of petrology and mineral sciences, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning 1 July 2022. We are a collegial, student-centered department of teacher-scholars, actively engaged in research and… Continue reading »

Phoebe Cohen wins GSA Outstanding Geobiologist Division Award

Congratulations to Phoebe Cohen, who was awarded the Geological Society of America Geobiology and Geomicrobiology Division’s 2021 award for outstanding geobiologists! The award is given for “accomplishments in research, education/mentoring, and service in geobiology.”  The full citation and this year’s other award winners can be found here.  … Continue reading »

An Introduction to the Bud Wobus Rock Garden

Several years ago, when planning began for the Geosciences department’s new home, we wanted to create an outdoor teaching and gathering space. Now that the Wachenheim Science Center is complete, and the landscaping is rapidly progressing, we are looking forward spending time in the new Bud Wobus Rock Garden. The… Continue reading »

GSA to hold topical session honoring Bud Wobus

The Geological Society of America will host a topical session honor the career of Bud Wobus. The session, titled “Advances in Undergraduate Research and Education, Colorado Geology and Igneous Petrology: Celebrating the 55-Year Career of Reinhard ‘Bud’ Wobus”, will be held during the 2021 GSA Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon. Continue reading »

Williams Record profiles Geos major Devon Parfait ’22

The Williams Record has published a profile of Geos major Devon Parfait ’22. Beyond his studies here at Williams, Devon is the future chief of the Grand Caillou/Dulac Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw. In the piece, Devon talks about his home on the Louisiana Gulf coast, shares his personal history, his… Continue reading »