02/25/2020 - Prof. Willy Guenthner was awarded the 2020 Charles and Nancy Naeser Prize by the International Standing Committee on Thermochronology.
02/13/2020 - Congratulations to Dr. Trish Gregg for being named a Helen Corley Petit Scholar by the College of LAS!
02/12/2020 - This week Dr. Bruce Fouke was awarded the 2020 Whitman Fellowship at the Marine Biological Laboratory and the 2020 Yellowstone Superintendent's International Award.
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
10/30/2019 - On October 10th, the department welcomed Dr. James R. Baroffio (Ph.D. ‘64) to campus, and presented to him the Department of Geology Alumni Achievement Award for 2019. Jim was born and raised in...
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. Patricia Gregg have developed a method to forecast volcanic eruptions...
09/24/2019 - The Department of Geology in the School of Earth, Society, and Environment (https://earth.illinois.edu/) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign...
08/27/2019 - Professor Stephen Altaner led over 45 students and staff on the 2019 Annual SESE Field Trip. Participants were able to collect shattercones at the Kentland Impact Site, the site where U of I alumnus...
08/25/2019 - Ralph L. Langenheim Jr., Professor Emeritus of stratigraphy and paleontology, passed away on August 3rd, 2019, at the age of 97. Ralph was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on May 26, 1922, to Ralph and...