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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…

EaES at GSA in Seattle

The department has several representatives presenting at this year’s Annual Geological Society of America (GSA) Meeting in Seattle. The meeting attracts thousands of geoscientists from around the nation. Roy Plotnick – Oral Presentation…

Shannon Hsieh Receives Provost/Deiss Award

Shannon Hsieh received a Provost/Deiss Award in Spring 2017. The award provided him with the funds to participate in a 5-week field course during summer 2017 called “Taphonomic and Ecological Processes in Tropical…

Lauren Schurmeier Wins NAGT Outstanding TA Award

Graduate student Lauren Schurmeier wins the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award sponsored by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers. Lauren has gone above and beyond during her five years as a TA for various…

Lee Falkena and Andrew Malone Join EaES Department

We welcome Lee Falkena and Andrew Malone to EaES. Lee is originally from Iowa and has degrees in geoscience and secondary science education and will serve as the new coordinator of undergraduate labs.…

EaES Launches New YouTube Channel Featuring Alumni Interviews

We are excited to have conducted a number of interviews with EaES alumni who are now working throughout the Chicago region in geoscience fields. Alumni share their experiences of taking coursework, descriptions of…