Terra Society at March for Science

Welcome to the UIC Terra Society

Terra Society is a UIC student organization dedicated to scientific understanding of Earth and the environment.  Any UIC student interested in Earth and other planets, Earth systems, climate change, the environment, or resource management is welcome to join.

Both graduate and undergraduate students in the Terra Society are actively engaged in research and disseminating knowledge in the fields of geology, paleontology, climatology, planetary science, global change, environmental issues and resource management. Undergraduate and graduate students from outside the scientific disciplines are welcome to join and engage in active discussions on these issues.

Weekly Meetings

Fridays 12:00-1:00pm in SEL 1280


President:  Joseph Martino, jmart218@uic.edu
Vice-President:  Elizabeth Herrera, eherre31@uic.edu
Treasurer:  Rachel Elizondo, relizo2@uic.edu
Secretary: Megan Castro, mcastr34@uic.edu
Graduate Student Liason:  Jillian Cellini, jcelli4@uic.edu
Faculty Advisor:  Stefany Sit, ssit@uic.edu

TERRA SOCIETY Events and talks

Meeting Description
Meeting Leader
 9/7/2018  Meet and Greet
 Joe M.
 9/14/2018  All About Internships and Research
 Rachel E.
 9/21/2018  Mineral Bingo
 Sam and Elizabeth
 9/28/2018  Rock Jeopardy
 Sam and Elizabeth
 10/5/2018  Mineral Magnets
 10/12/2018  Grad Student Speed Dating
 Jill C.
 10/19/2018  Lab Tours
 Joe M.
 10/26/2018  Slime and Fossils
 11/2/2018  Studying for EAES 101
 11/9/2018  Rock Candy and Sifting Day  TBD
 11/16/2018  Biogeochemistry Tubes  Rachel, Joe, and Sam
 11/23/2018  No Meeting - Thanksgiving Break
 11/30/2018  Terra Potluck  All