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Lukas Harvey Wins National Poster Award

Geology major Lukas Harvey ’18 was awarded the 2017  Austin A. Sartin Best Poster Award by the Sigma Gamma Epsilon National Honor Society. Luke’s presentation was ranked on top of 64 qualifying undergraduate posters by a panel of geology professors at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA) in Seattle, WA.

His study entitled “Facies, depositional environments and sea-level trends within the Upper Ordovician Stony Mountain Formation, Western North Dakota” was conducted as part of the SLU summer fellowship (Dr. J. Mark Erickson Geology University Fellowship) under the mentorship of Dr. Antun Husinec.

This year’s GSA meeting had 7,100 attendees from 54 countries, 2,600 of which were graduate and undergraduate students. St. Lawrence University was represented by 60 poster or oral presentations by its alumni, faculty, and six of its current students.