Skip to Content - Skip to Navigation

Geoscience Department News

Up-to-date news from the Geoscience Department! If you have any news you would like us to share, just e-mail it to and we will get it up. Check back often (or subscribe to our RSS feed!) for updates.

Geoscience Students Discuss Summer Field Research in the Cascades

Join us on Friday, September 5, to hear nine Geoscience students recount their adventures and scientific discoveries during their summer 2014 field research in the Oregon Cascade Mountains.

Posted on 9/4/2014 8:09:19 AM

Geoscience Department Welcomes New Hydrogeologist

Dr. Gregory Mount joins us from Florida Atlantic University, where he recently received his doctoral degree in hydrogeophysics.

Posted on 9/2/2014 8:52:37 AM

Geoscience Students Participate in Oregon Lava Flow Research

Nine Geoscience students accompanied faculty members Nick Deardorff and Jon Lewis into  the wilderness of Oregon to study volcanic deposits and collect samples and other data.

Posted on 8/7/2014 11:11:02 AM

Deardorff Receives Faculty Professional Development Grant to Research Lava Flow Textures

Nick Deardorff, Department of Geoscience, received a PASSHE Faculty Professional Development Grant for his research on lava flow textures in Oregon.

Posted on 7/16/2014 9:10:53 AM

IUP Teams with International Ocean Discovery Program to Offer On-Campus School of Rock

IUP Geoscience faculty teamed with the International Ocean Discovery Program and the Consortium for Ocean Leadership for an immersive course focusing on how seafloor sediments and rocks are collected and analyzed to understand important Earth history questions.

Posted on 7/14/2014 9:43:26 AM

Geoscience Students Named to Spring 2014 Dean’s List

The Geoscience Department congratulates its majors on being named to the Dean’s List for spring 2014.

Posted on 6/12/2014 10:09:40 AM

Geoscience Research and Scholarship Awards, 2014

The Geoscience Department's annual banquet took place on the evening of April 25, following the 40th annual Geoscience Day research presentations.

Posted on 5/9/2014 1:59:18 PM

  • Geoscience Department
  • Walsh Hall, Room 111
    302 East Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2379
  • Fax: 724-357-6208
  • Office Hours
  • Mon.–Fri.: 8:00 a.m.–noon
  • No afternoon hours