Five College Geology Faculty Symposium on Thursday, September 27 at Hampshire College, Franklin Patterson Hall, West Lecture Room. Pizza will be served beginning at 6:00 PM and Faculty Presentations will start at 7:00 PM. Featuring Abby Carroll, Visiting Assistant Professor of Geology from Amherst College.
Five College Geology Field Trip - Las Vegas Area, Grand Canyon, Death Valley: January 7-16, 2019 Initial Planning Meeting and Course Credit sign-up is October 3 at 7:00 PM in Room 108 at UMass Morrill Building.
Identify it Day: Sunday, October 28 at 1:00 PM in Beneski Museum of Natural History.
Family Weekend Geology and Environmental Studies reception: Friday, October 26 at 4:00 PM in Room 100 in the Beneski Building of Natural History.
John Grotzinger, Fletcher Jones Professor of Geology at California Institute of Technology and Chair of the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, will be gving a talk on Monday, October 22 at 7:30 PM in Paino Lecture Hall (Room 107)
Geology Department Cookout: Thursday, Septemper 6, 2018
Five College Geology Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium: Tuesday, April 24, Beneski Museum of Natural History from 4:30 - 7:30 PM.
Paul E. Olsen: Visiting Scientist at Amherst College and Storke Professor of Earth Environmental Sciences, Columbia University/Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will give a talk on "The Geological Orrery: Using Earth's Geological Record to Map the Chaotic Evolution of the Solar System" on Wednesday, January 31 at 7:30 PM in Paino Lecture Hall, Room 107 in Beneski Earth Science Building.
Paul E. Olsen: Visiting Scientist at Amherst College and Storke Professor of Earth Environmental Sciences, Columbia University/Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will give a talk on “Feathered dinosaurs of the Chinese Mesozoic: Extraordinary preservation or extraordinary effort?” on Tuesday, December 5 at 7:30 PM in Paino Lecture Hall, Room 107 in Beneski Earth Science Building
Lidya Tarhan '08: Research talk on Thursday, November 9 in Paino at 7:00 PM, Room 107 in Beneski Earth Science Building
Emmy Smith '08: Research talk on Thursday, November 2 in Paino, Room 107 in Beneski--CANCELED
Family Weekend reception for Geology & ENST students and their families in Beneski, Room 100 at 4:00 PM on Friday, November 3
Dr. Robert Krantz from the University of Arizona will give a talk on "Spatial Thinking and Structural Interpretation: How Geoscienceists Learn to see 3D" on Wednesday, October 4 at 7:00 PM in Paino Lecture Hall, Room 107, Beneski Earth Sciences Building
Geology Department Year-End Cookout: Tuesday, May 2 at 12:00 noon, on the north side of Beneksi.
5-College Student Symposium: Thursday, April 20 at Amherst College. Set up is at 4:30 PM; posters from 5:006:00 PM and Pizza at 6:00 PM in the Beneski Museum of Natural History.
Friday, March 24 - Saturday, March 25: Five College Geology Symposium at McConnell Auditorium, Smith College on Mineral Resources for a Sustainable Future. View schedule.
Wednesday, March 1: Dan Breecker '01, University of Texas, Austin, will give a talk on "Extinct Soils of the Permo-Carboniferous" in Paino Lecture Hall (Room 107) at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, February 8: Alyson Thibodeau, Dickinson College will give a talk on "The relationship between massive volcanism and mass extinctions: Insights from mercury anomalies and isotopes" in Paino Lecture Hall (Room 107) at 7:00 PM
Wednesday, February 1: 5-College Faculty Symposium in Geology at Amherst College Beneski Museum of Natural History, Paino Lecture Hall, Room 107 starting with pizza at 5:30 PM; 6:15 PM Talk.
Monday, October 3: Weston Dripps '92, Executive Director of the David E. Shi Center for Sustainability and Associate Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Furman University will give a talk at 4:00 PM in Paino Lecture Hall.
Thursday, Sept 8: Geology Department Cookout from 12:30 - 1:30 PM on the north side of Beneski.
2016 Geology Department Year-end Cookout - Monday, May 9 at noon on the north-side of Beneski.
Dr. Phoebe A. Cohen - lecture on Apatite for Construction: the oldest fossil evidence of biomineralization on Wednesday, May 4 at 7:00 in Paino Lecture Hall, Beneski Museum of Natural History.