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Undergraduate Student Ashley Nodruff Receives LASURI Award

We are happy to announce that Ashley Nodruff has received a Liberal Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Research Initiative (LASURI) award for her proposal titled “The Spatial-Temporal Story of Snow Cover on the Quelccaya…

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Kimberly Van Meter joins EaES Faculty

Dr. Kim Van Meter joined the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences on January 1, 2019. Kim is an ecohydrologist, whose research explores the changing water quality in anthropogenic landscapes due to climate...

Max Berkelhammer in the Water Cycle Laboratory

Max Berkelhammer wins UIC Silver Circle Teaching Award

During his 4th year at UIC, Max Berkelhammer has been presented with the UIC Silver Circle Award for Teaching Excellence.  The award has special recognition given that graduating seniors nominate and vote on…

Undergrad scholarship recipients with Prof. Nagy, Larry Lunardi, and Emeritus Prof. Rodolfo

Kelvin Rodolfo Scholarship for EaES Undergraduate Students

We are pleased to announce the Kelvin Rodolfo Scholarship for EaES undergraduates established by alumnus Larry Lunardi (BS ’73; MS ’76). Professor Emeritus Rodolfo was a faculty member in the Department of Earth…

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Jean Bogner Participates in New Report on Anthropogenic Methane

Emerita Professor Jean Bogner has been collaborating with a diverse group of authors on a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: Improving Characterization of Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in…

UIC at Lunar and Planetary Science Conference

The UIC EAES Department was well represented at this year’s Lunar and Planetary Science Conference! LPSC celebrated its 49th year and was held in The Woodlands, Texas, from March 19–23, 2018. In LPSC tradition, abstracts…

EaES at AGU in New Orleans

The department has several representatives presenting at this year’s Annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in New Orleans. The meeting is one of the largest Earth and space science gatherings in the…

Graduate Student Cynthia Garcia-Eidell's Research Featured in EOS

Research on sea surface salinity by new PhD student Cynthia Garcia-Eidell was recently featured in the American Geophysical Union’s magazine, EOS.  In this research, Garcia-Eidell used satellites to study sea surface salinity in…