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Geoscience Department News: March 2009

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 Attend Drilling Workshop

Dr. Jon Lewis and Geoscience majors Matthew Harding, Rhet Richards, Mark Smith, and Surinder Tara attended a Pittsburgh Geological Society workshop on drilling.

Posted on 3/29/2009 4:44:49 PM

Geoscience Student Receives Sigma Xi Research Grant

Aaron Bowser (’09) received a Sigma Xi undergraduate research grant of $200 to support his senior research project entitled “Jointing in the Marcellus Shale.”

Posted on 3/29/2009 4:38:52 PM

IUP Hosts Site for Worldwide Star Party

Telescopes will be set up for the public to join in on April 2, 3, and 4 from 7:30 to 9:30 each evening (weather permitting). They will be set up on the lawn to the west of the HUB parking lot.

Posted on 3/29/2009 4:10:09 PM

Geoscience Seminar: “The Role and Future of the Petroleum Geologist in the Appalachian Basin”

Greg Wrightstone from Texas Keystone will be speaking on “The Role and Future of the Petroleum Geologist in the Appalachian Basin” on April 3, 2009. His talk is part of the Geoscience Seminar Series and will be presented in Walsh Hall, Room 104.

Posted on 3/29/2009 4:02:45 PM

Free Planetarium Show: March 23, 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Ken Coles will present an informational, free planetarium show Monday, March 23, 2009 at 7 p.m., celebrating the discoveries made by Galileo when he first documented the sights in the heavens revealed by the telescope.

Posted on 3/17/2009 3:04:19 PM

Geoscience Students Named to IUP Dean’s List

The Geoscience Department congratulates our students on being named to the IUP Dean’s List for Fall 2008.

Posted on 3/5/2009 2:22:00 PM

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