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Mount Presents Research Findings from Everglades Study

Gregory Mount, Department of Geoscience, co-authored three research posters presented at the 2015 Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference. The posters focused on work covering the application of hydrogeophysical techniques to aquifer characterization and carbon cycling in the Everglades.

Posted on 4/22/2015 4:45:17 PM

Geoscience Students Win Research Awards

Geoscience students presented their research during Research Appreciation Week 2015 at IUP as well as at the Pittsburgh Geological Society student night.

Posted on 4/16/2015 9:09:53 AM

Geoscience Major King Awarded NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates Fellowship

Jon King, a junior in the BS in Geology program at IUP, has been accepted into a National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates program titled “Multidisciplinary Training for Students in Environmental and Social Sciences through Archaeological Research.”

Posted on 4/15/2015 3:34:43 PM

Hovan Speaks About Marcellus Shale Gas Development to University of Northern Colorado

Geoscience faculty member Steve Hovan presented “Responding to the Marcellus Oil and Gas Boom: Developing Research and Academic Programs at IUP” to faculty, staff and community members at the University of Northern Colorado on April 13, 2015.

Posted on 4/14/2015 12:30:39 PM

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

Art and Science Collaboration Explores Small Problems, Big Trouble

IUP Geoscience faculty member Steve Hovan recently collaborated with Prof. Judith Waller from the University of Wisconsin at Fox Valley for “small problems, BIG TROUBLE,” a collection of paintings which explore current issues in global environments caused by very small-sized constituents.

Posted on 4/1/2015 1:30:31 PM

Geoscience Alumna Kutchko Appointed to Pennsylvania Oil and Gas Technical Advisory Board

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has named an IUP Geoscience Department graduate, Barbara (Osgood) Kutchko, as one of nine members on a new advisory board that will help draft regulations for the oil and gas industry.

Posted on 3/12/2015 9:18:01 AM

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