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Geoscience Department News: Events

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

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

Geoscience Alumnus to Speak at IUP Geoscience Day

The senior Geoscience majors will present their independent research projects at the 39th annual Geoscience Day, Friday May 3, 2013, showcasing the work they have done over the past year.

Posted on 4/25/2013 9:10:56 AM

Free Planetarium Show About the Moon, April 17

Ken Coles, Geoscience Department, will present the newest installment in his Planetarium Series on April 17, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Weyandt Hall Planetarium.

Posted on 4/11/2013 5:41:50 PM

Geoscience Wins Best Posters at NSM Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology

Three Geoscience students, along with Katie Farnsworth, presented their undergraduate research projects at the Natural Sciences and Mathematics annual celebration.

Posted on 4/3/2013 11:54:51 AM

Coles and Planetarium Featured in Penn Article

Ken Coles, Geoscience, was featured in an article highlighting the planetarium show on February 18, 2013, which was attended by an overcapacity crowd, leading to a second showing that same evening.

Posted on 3/6/2013 4:10:10 PM

Free Planetarium Show About Distant Planets, February 18

Ken Coles, Geoscience Department, will present the newest installment in his Planetarium Series on February 18, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Weyandt Hall Planetarium. The topic will be about planets that are known to orbit other stars.

Posted on 2/11/2013 4:22:34 PM

Fossil, Rock, and Mineral Sale by Geoscience Club

The Geological Society of IUP is holding its annual Fossil, Rock, and Mineral Sale this week, November 26–30, 2012, in the Weyandt Planetarium lobby.

Posted on 11/26/2012 8:26:43 AM

  • Geoscience Department
  • Walsh Hall, Room 111
    302 East Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2379
  • Fax: 724-357-6208
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  • Tue., Thu., Fri: 8;00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Closed 12:00–1:00 p.m. daily