02/12/2020 - The Department of Geology remembers Dr. Jim Kirkpatrick, who passed away in January 2020.
01/30/2020 - Geology Graduate Student Minfei Chen Wins the Outstanding Student Presentation Award at the 2019 AGU Meeting
01/27/2020 - $2.5 million software package renewed with Department of Geology and ISGS.
01/24/2020 - Dr. Easterling talks about the benefits of curiosity-driven and convergent research at a talk at NHB.
01/22/2020 - In a paper in Nature Sustainability, Jim Best and colleagues lift the veil on sand mining in the Mekong River, and examine its environmental effects and sustainability
10/11/2019 - The weather is getting colder in town! That means Flannel Friday! Show your geology spirit by wearing flannel!
10/10/2019 - Congratulations to our recent Geology Department graduates!
- Geology Phd Student Jack Albright and Prof. Patricia Gregg Develop New Technique to Forecast Volcanic Eruptions!
09/25/2019 - Using a new computer modeling technique normally applied to weather and climate, PhD student Jack Albright and his advisor Prof.
08/27/2019 - Professor Stephen Altaner led over 45 students and staff on the 2019 Annual SESE Field Trip.
08/25/2019 - Ralph L. Langenheim Jr., Professor Emeritus of stratigraphy and paleontology, passed away on August 3rd, 2019, at the age of 97.
08/23/2019 - Anyone who thinks space is the final frontier should familiarize themselves with the research of Lijun Liu, professor of geology and a GeoThrust Professorial Scholar at the University of Illinois.
08/16/2019 - The department’s Eryops skeleton has returned to the Natural History Building and now has a home outside the “Geology row” faculty offices on the 3rd floor! This plaster replica graced the second