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Kump Named Department Head


Dean Easterling announced today that Lee Kump was named the next Department Head of Geosciences. His appointment commences July 1, 2011. Dr. Kump is a recognized authority on ocean-atmosphere... read more

Mann Elected to Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences Section of AAAS


Michael Mann has been elected to a 4 year term as Member-at-Large of Section W of The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This section, Atmospheric and Hydrospheric Sciences,... read more

Freeman Elected a Fellow of the Geochemical Society


Professor Kate Freeman has been elected a Fellow of the Geochemical Society. This is a major honor for Kate who has established a long record of innovation at the forefront of organic geochemistry.... read more

Annual program helps elementary students dig into geosciences


As part of the annual outreach program, "Shake, Rattle & Rocks," department faculty and graduate students designed and presented seven interactive sessions to help introduce fifth graders to... read more

Bralower to step down as Head of Geosciences Department


Tim Bralower has been a key member of the leadership team in EMS since his arrival on campus. After eight years of unsurpassed excellence, he has announced his intention to step down as Head of... read more