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  1. Alexander Stewart, Matt Carotenuto, Bob Cowser, Howard Eissenstat, Paul Doty, and David Murphy.

    Faculty Focus–July 11, 2022

    Faculty members put their knowledge into action so students and others are able to benefit from it. Recently, faculty weighed in on current events as podcast guests, published journal articles with alumni, presented papers at international conferences, and shared their passion for poetry in published works.

  2. Michael Yirenkyi '22, wearing a New York Yankees t shirt, reaches for a hammer while installing his art piece on a gallery wall.

    First Person: Unearthing My Passion for Architecture

    Michael Yirenkyi '22

    At first glance, an art and art history major and a geology minor may not seem like the most obvious combination. For Michael Yirenkyi ’22, they’re a perfect match. In his geology classes, he learned how to ask critical questions. In art and art history, he imagined creative answers. Four years of exploring, creating, and embracing new perspectives lead him to his greatest passion yet–architecture.

  3. Cording Peace corps

    Peace Corps Prep Certificate Program Celebrates First Cohort, Cords Seniors

    The Peace Corps Prep Certificate Program, which began in fall 2021, recognized graduating students during a cording ceremony and welcomed 12 new students

  4. Anuva Anannya stands next to a microscope in a geology lab.

    McNair Scholar Selected for National Science Foundation Fellowship

    Following a competitive nationwide search, Anuva Anannya ’22 has been selected for the 2022 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, an award that will fund her research-based master's and doctoral degrees at an accredited U.S. institution of her choice.

  5. Earth Sciences Honorary Society Welcomes New Members

    The Eta Xi chapter of the Earth Sciences Honorary Society, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, welcomed new members during its 28th induction ceremony.

  6. Antun Husinec, Madeleine Wong, Dan Look, Sarah Brehm, Rafael Castillo Bejarano, Pedro Ponce, Alanna Gillis, Howard Eissenstat, Jayantha Jayman, Susan Wilson, Jeff Frank.

    Faculty Focus-April 18, 2022

    Faculty members put their knowledge into action so students and others are able to benefit from it. Recently, faculty published scholarly journal articles, presented their research at conferences around the globe, and used their expertise to give Congressional testimonies.

  7. Anuva

    Anuva Anannya ’22 awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

    Anuva Anannya ’22, Geology major, has been awarded the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship ( for her proposed work on Martian geomorphology. This fellowship recognizes...

  8. Dr. Sarah Brehm

    Dr. Sarah Brehm presents at Northeast Central Meeting of the Geological Society of America

    Dr. Sarah Brehm gave a talk on her research, recently published in GSA Bulletin, at the Northeast Central meeting of the Geological Society of America in Lancaster, PA. Dr. Brehm’s recent work covers...

  9. Green mist pours out of a grey garbage can sitting in the snow on a sunny day.

    Geology Dept. Replicates Volcanic Explosion

    Even in the colder months, the Geology Department does not shy away from some hands-on, outdoor activities to illustrate geologic concepts. For her class "Natural Disaster and Climate Change," Dr. Sarah Brehm organized a real-time volcano explosion behind Brown Hall.