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A spring 2022 graduate seminar focusing on Earth systems will draw on the experiences of William Easterling's four-year appointment at the National Science Foundation, where he served as the assistant director and head of the Directorate for Geosciences. The seminar, GEOG 530 Human-Environment Interactions, also is open to advanced undergraduates.
Finding one's identity throughout college and beyond can be challenging for many, but through embracing her unique heritage, Esther Munoz is making her way.
Two geography majors are serving as College of Earth and Mineral Sciences' Undergraduate Student Council (StuCo) officers and as EMS ambassadors. Senior Hannah Perrelli is president and sophomore Emily Shiels is secretary.
The dusty surface of the moon -- immortalized in images of Apollo astronauts' lunar footprints -- formed as the result of asteroid impacts and the harsh environment of space breaking down rock over millions of years. An ancient layer of this material, covered by periodic lava flows and now buried under the lunar surface, could provide new insight into the Moon's deep past, according to a team of scientists.
What do a tiny nation off the coast of West Africa, a plastics pollution problem in Pittsburgh, and the indigenous Inupiat people of Alaska all have in common?
Scott Stephens, professor of fire science at the University of California, Berkeley, will discuss fire policy and policy problems during a talk titled "Fire policy and policy conundrums in fire-prone Mediterranean climate forests."
Zi-Kui Liu, Dorothy Pate Enright Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named a fellow of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS), the society's highest honor.
When the storms roll in, Alex Swithers' professors know he might be a little late on his assignments.
Earl "Skip" Lenker is passionate about lifelong learning. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1956 and earning his doctorate in geosciences from Penn State in 1964, the lifelong educational journey continued.
In the third year of investing in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Millennium Scholars program, Tony Hutchinson is beginning to see his efforts paying off.