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U of A, NSF and National Association of Black Geoscientists Collaboration a Win for All Attendees

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Timmera Whaley, a first-year doctoral student, earned second prize nationally and an NABG scholarship for her presentation on using geography to assess environmental justice in Alabama.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Natural Environment Research & Innovation Geosciences

Designing for Drones: Class Project Helps Students Consider User Experience

Friday, July 07, 2017

Graphic design students in Tom Hapgood's user experience class teamed up to start conceptual companies, research potential customers and create visualization books to pitch their drone-based business ideas.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Business Design Art Geosciences

Fulbright College Faculty Members Honored at Retirement Reception

Friday, June 16, 2017

After more than 236 years of combined service, six Fulbright College faculty members are retiring following the successful completion of their final academic year.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Science Social Sciences Biological Sciences Geosciences Journalism Mathematical Sciences Pscyhological Science

U of A Hosts Math, Science and Engineering Academy with Performance Today

Friday, June 16, 2017

This week, 28 high school juniors are taking part in the Math, Science and Engineering Academy pre-college outreach program, which culminates in a free performance at 1:30 in Giffels Auditorium.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Engineering Events Outreach Science Geosciences

Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities International Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences Middle East Studies

Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson Presents "How Do Normal Faults Grow and Why Does It Matter?"

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson, the Statoil Professor of Basin Analysis at Imperical College London, will present as part of the Geosciences Colloquium series at 3:05 p.m. Friday in Gearhart Hall 26.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Lectures Science Geosciences

New Lab Helps Scientists Study the Earth's Oldest Fossils, Minerals, Rocks

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

TRAIL is one of a handful of facilities nationwide capable of advanced research applicable to Earth sciences, and other fields.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Geosciences

Geosciences Students Take Third at IBA

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Graduate geology students Julie Cains, Stephen Denham, Riley Dickson, Sean Kincade, and Sidney Mahanay took third place at the Imperial Barrel Award.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Science Geosciences

Doctoral Student Finds Syrian Refugees Fleeing to Turkey Face New Obstacles

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Research by Bradley Wilson shows that Syrian refugees who have fled to Turkey have settled in areas with long histories of deadly earthquakes.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School International Research & Innovation Geosciences

Fulbright College Geosciences Professor Publishes New Edition of Book on 3D Seismology

Friday, January 20, 2017

Christopher Liner, chair and professor of the Department of Geosciences, recently published an updated edition of his book on seismic data, titled Elements of 3D Seismology.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Geosciences
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