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GRADUATE COLLOQUIUM

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The 49th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium 

March 23-24, 2017

 

Schedule of Events

 

2017 Graduate Colloquium Schedule

 

About the Colloquium

 

The 2017 Graduate Student Colloquium will be held in the 541 Deike Building (poster presentations will be on 5th Floor of Deike BLDG) , University Park and is open to the public.

The Graduate Student Colloquium is a forum where students present their research or research proposal to faculty, friends, and peers. The Colloquium is hosted by the Department of Geosciences and is open to graduate students involved in geoscience research. The colloquium format stimulates research discussion, allows students to practice for national meetings, and helps students improve their speaking skills. The Colloquium helps both the Department of Geosciences and PennState to maintain and strengthen their reputations at national meetings for giving high quality talks and posters with visual appeal.

 

The Graduate Colloquium Committee wishes to thank in advance the students for sharing their work and the faculty for giving constructive advice. The Committee also wishes to thank the Shell People Services Division of Shell Oil Company and the Department of Geosciences for their donations of prize money and their generous financial support.

When you are ready to submit your information about your poster or talk, answer the following question and send the answers in the body of the email along with your abstract using this template to the committee at this email:  geogradcolloquium@gmail.com no later than March 3rd at 5:00 p.m.  

Preferred Type of Presentation:

Poster or Talk

Preferred day and time of presentation for Posters:  

Friday 4:00 - 5:00pm or Friday 5:00-6:00pm

Preferred day and time of presentation for talk:  

Thursday afternoon, Friday morning or Friday afternoon

Presenters, we encourage you to recycle talks and posters.

How do you classify your research?

Astrobiology, Biogeochemistry, Geodynamics, Hydrogeology, ice and climate, Isotope geochemistry, paleontology, petrology, sedmientary processes or other

Is talk or poster related to petroleum research?  

Yes or No

 

2017 Committee Members:Austin White-Gaynor, Maeva Pourpoint, Jonas Kintner, Erica Pitcavage, Sheila Trampush, Becca Payne, Haley Ramirez, and Jared Carte.  

 

 

Rules for Presentations

 

Judges' comments will now be available to the presenter upon request at the completion of the colloquium.

Judging criteria

You may only do one type of presentation, either talk or poster.

Oral Presentations

All talks will take place Thrusday, March 23, from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., and Friday, March 24, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. There will be no simultaneous sessions this year.

Talks will be 12 minutes with 3 minutes of questions and will be timed.

Talks will take place in 541 Deike Building; the room is equipped with a projector and laser pointer.

Powerpoints must be uploaded before the start of your session, i.e. in the morning, during a break, or duruing lunch.

Talks can be new or recycled.

 

Poster Presentation

Presenters must hang posters by 4:00 p.m. on March 24th on 5th Floor of the Deike Building.

Judging is to be held during 4:00pm-6:00pm on Friday evening

You will need to be present at your poster during your assigned session if you would like to be judged.

  

Awards

 

Oral Presentation by a Ph.D. Student

(Post-Comprehensive Exam)

 2016/2017 Peter Deines Lectureship

First Prize

Second Prize

  

Oral Presentations by a Ph.D. Student

(Pre-Comprehensive Exam)

First Prize 

Second Prize

  

Oral Presentation by an M.S. Student

First Prize

Second Prize

 

Poster Presentation

First Prize 

Second Prize

 

About Last Year's Colloquium

 

46th Annual Graduate Student Colloquium

March 21 - 22, 2014

The 2014 Graduate Student Colloquium was held in the Earth-Engineering Sciences (EES) Building, University Park and was open to the public.

The Graduate Student Colloquium is a forum where students present their research or research proposal to faculty, friends, and peers. The Colloquium is hosted by the Department of Geosciences and is open to graduate students involved in geoscience research. The colloquium format stimulates research discussion, allows students to practice for national meetings, and helps students improve their speaking skills. The Colloquium helps both the Department of Geosciences and Penn State to maintain and strenghen their reputations at national meetings for giving high quality talks and posters with visual appeal.

The Graduate Colloquium Committee wishes to thank the students for sharing their work and the faculty for giving constructive advice. The Committee also wishes to thank the Shell People Services Division of Shell Oil Company and the Department of Geosciences for their donations of prize money and their geneorous financial support.

2014 Committee Members:  Florence Ling (co-chair), Jamie Brainard (co-chair), Lauren Milideo, Marsella Kachingwe, Leah Tsao, and Angela Chung.

Abstracts

 

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