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Applications to Go to Sea with STEMSEAS Now Being Accepted

Undergraduate students will be taken on three different short transits aboard state-of-the-art research ships this summer with the project STEM Student Experiences Aboard Ships. Students interested in STEM fields but unsure which field are strongly encouraged to apply.

Posted on 1/25/2016 8:58:34 AM

American Association of Petroleum Geologists’ Course on Interpreting Seismic Stratigraphy

Fred Schroeder, through the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Visiting Scientist Program, will offer an intensive short-course to geoscience students on Wednesday, October 7.

Posted on 10/7/2015 10:14:31 AM

Schedule of Free Planetarium Shows Announced

A lunar eclipse is the kickoff event for this year’s free Planetarium shows, starting on Thursday, September 24.

Posted on 9/17/2015 7:24:02 AM

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

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