Geoscience Department Events

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Fall 2017 Registration Appointment Times Begin for Undergraduates on Monday, March 27, 2017.

The deadline for faculty to enter mid-term grades is Monday, March 27, 2017. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Mid-term grades will be available for student viewing on MyIUP starting Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Free Planetarium Show: Dwarf Planets

IUP Planetarium, first floor Weyandt Hall


Title of Show:  The New Horizons: Dwarf Planets

Recent space missions have seen Pluto, Ceres and Vesta up close for the first time. These objects may not be “planets,” but they have a lot to tell us.


Shows are at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania planetarium, located on the first floor of Weyandt  Hall. Weyandt Hall is on the east side of the Oak Grove next to Oakland Avenue. Weather permitting,  after the show telescope observing of the night sky (evening shows) or of the Sun (daytime shows) will  be available. Seating is limited; doors will open 15 minutes before each show. Groups that wish to
attend are asked to call in advance. For more information call 724-357-5626 or 724-357-2379.


Full Spring 2017 Schedule



Friday, March 31, 2017

Geoscience Seminar: Geology in Archaeology

Walsh 104

Geoscience Department regular weekly seminar.

Presenter: Dr. Lara Homsey-Messer, IUP Anthropology Dept.

Title: TBD

Saturday, April 01, 2017

Undergraduate students must apply online for December 2017 graduation by April 1, 2017. The online application is available by logging on to MyIUP and selecting the Academics link.  Next, go to the Academic Record section and choose Apply for Graduation (Undergraduate).  

Additional information on eligibility and application for graduation may be found in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Monday, April 03, 2017

Fall 2017 Registration Appointment Times for Graduate students begin Monday, April 3, 2017.

Friday, April 07, 2017

The Individual Course Withdrawal deadline is Friday, April 7, 2017. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Geoscience Faculty Meeting

Walsh 103

Geoscience Department Faculty Meeting

Friday, April 14, 2017

The deadline for Total Semester Withdrawal is Friday, April 14, 2017. Additional dates of importance can be viewed on the Academic Calendar.

Geoscience Department regular weekly seminar.

Presenter: Dale Skoff, TetraTech

Title: TBD

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Free Planetarium Show: Pre-View of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

IUP Planetarium, first floor Weyandt Hall

Show Title: The American Total Solar Eclipse of 2017

For the first time in 36 years, that most stunning and rare of astronomical events, a total solar eclipse, will cross the continental U.S. Start planning now for the sight of a lifetime (repeat of our April 2016 show).


Shows are at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania planetarium, located on the first floor of Weyand Hall. Weyandt Hall is on the east side of the Oak Grove next to Oakland Avenue. Weather permitting after the show telescope observing of the night sky (evening shows) or of the Sun (daytime shows) will be available. Seating is limited; doors will open 15 minutes before each show. Groups that wish t attend are asked to call in advance. For more information call 724-357-5626 or 724-357-2379.


Full Planetarium Schedule

Friday, April 21, 2017

Geoscience Seminar: Hard Rock Geology Topic

Walsh 104

Geoscience Department regular weekly seminar.

Presenter: Dr. Michael Zieg, Slippery Rock University

Title: TBD

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