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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.

Students Gear Up for 41st Annual Geoscience Day

The 41st annual Geoscience Day will be April 24, 2015. Seventeen senior Geoscience students will present their independent research during the Geoscience Day Symposium, followed by a talk by alumnus Rich Parrish on his career in the oil and gas industry.

Posted on 4/15/2015 10:30:53 AM

Coles to Lecture at Carnegie Science Center About a New Atlas of Mars

Geoscience Prof. Ken Coles will give a lecture entitled “Making a New Atlas of Mars” on April 10, 2015, at the monthly public meeting of the Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh.

Posted on 4/1/2015 8:00:50 PM

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

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