Geologist Friedrich Pflüger To Speak on “Fossil Art” at Pratt Museum Feb. 9

January 23, 2001Director of Media Relations413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Geologist Friedrich Pflüger will speak about “Incidents from Deep Time: Early Life and the Making of ‘Fossil Art’ ” at the Pratt Museum of Natural History at Amherst College on Friday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m., in connection with the show “Fossil Art.” His talk will be free and open to the public.

Amherst College Senior Hilary Palevsky Awarded Watson Fellowship

May 6, 2007Director of Media Relations413/542-8417AMHERST, Mass.—Hilary Palevsky, a senior at Amherst College, has been awarded a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship and will travel next year to Iceland, Denmark, the U.K. and Canada to study cod populations in North Atlantic cod fisheries. A graduate of Quaker Valley High School in Leetsdale, Pa., Palevsky is the daughter of Dr. Paul M. Palevsky and Dr. Sharon R. Roseman of Sewickley, Pa.

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  • 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 on Monday, October 3 at 4:00 PM in Paino Lecture Hall.
  • Geology Department Cookout - Thursday, September 8 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.