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Geoscience Students Hold Annual Holiday Mineral Sale

Get your holiday shopping done between classes this year at the 2014 Geological Society of IUP mineral sale, November 17–20.

Posted on 11/14/2014 5:25:21 AM

Two Eclipses and a Martian Comet: Free Planetarium Shows at IUP

October brings a predawn lunar eclipse, a late-afternoon partial solar eclipse, and a comet making a close encounter with Mars. Take a closer look on Thursday, October 2, and again on Saturday, October 4.

Posted on 9/29/2014 2:39:12 PM

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

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 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 Students Participate in IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum

Fifteen Geoscience students presented their undergraduate research projects at the ninth annual IUP Undergraduate Scholars Forum on April 1, 2014.

Posted on 5/9/2014 1:55:39 PM

Hovan and Benhart Discuss Marcellus Shale Gas Industry on the Radio

Geoscience professor Steve Hovan and John Benhart (Geography and Regional Planning) were interviewed by morning talk radio programs about the industry’s impact on Indiana County and about their upcoming workshop.

Posted on 8/21/2013 10:51:05 AM

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