Geology offers an integrative, scientific avenue of study for issues relating to managing our interactions with the environment, providing adequate resources, ensuring the safety of the built environment in the face of natural hazards, and solving the complex history of earth and its continuing evolution. The Geology Department makes extensive use of the extraordinary geology the Appalachians and other locales around the globe, including but not limited to Belize, Argentina, Barbados, American Southwest, New Zealand, Greece, & Hawaii, and we offer many opportunities for research here and around the globe usingscientific computing, field programs, laboratory analyses, and GIS mapping.
THE CLASS OF 2013 GRADUATES!
Congratulations! We miss you already.
Emily Currie, BA Environmental Studies, BS Geology, a minor in Poverty Studies
Robert Foster, BS in Geology, BS Physics-Engineering
John C. Holshouser, BA Geology
Dylan Norvell, BA Geology
Sean Pattwell, BSC Business Administration, BA Geology
Rose Pettiette, BS Geology
Lauren Schultz, BS Geology
Geology-Related Talks - 2012-2013
Students, faculty, and guests speak about current research in geology and related topics.
Come listen to topical discussions about issues related to geology and talk with faculty members.
Department News and Events
Information and highlights from the Geology Department