Fall 2007/Spring 2008 Course Catalog

The information below is taken from the printed catalog the college produces each year. For more up to date information, including links to course websites, faculty homepages, reserve readings, and more, use the 'courses' or semester specific link to your left.

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 To Celebrate Pratt Museum of Natural History Feb. 28

February 23, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Amherst College Geologist Ed Belt To Present Research March 28

March 17, 2004Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417

Earliest Fossils are of Sponge-Like Animals: New Research by Amherst College Geologist Whitey Hagadorn Featured in Science Magaz

October 13, 2006 Director of Media Relations413/542-8417

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.

Geology Background

Submitted by Janet K. Price

Geology Banner

Submitted by Janet K. Price

News and Events

Five College Geology Lecture Series - Andrea Dutton '95 on Sea-level rise in a warming world: clues from the past about our future - Thursday, March 26, 2015

Geology Holiday Party - Thursday, December 11, 2014

Identify it Day
- Sunday, October 26
Beneski Museum

Ecuador Volcano

Submitted by Janet K. Price