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 »

Cathy Manduca ’80 named AGU Fellow

Following closely on winning NAGT’s Bob Christman Award, Cathy Manduca ’80 has been named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. AGU citation recognized her accomplishments in “catalyzing the transformation of geoscience teaching and learning into a research-based enterprise.” Her AGU Fellow page can be found here. Congratulations… Continue reading »