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Research Spotlight Summer 2020

Students working in the field

Every summer our geosciences students conduct field and lab work. This past summer REU student Jennah Ruebans conducted a 10-week project looking at the geologic structure of wetlands on eastern Kentucky ridgetops near Cave Run Lake.

Geosciences Mock Interviews

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WHEN:  February 12, 5:00 pm-6:30 pm

WHERE: Room 2233 New Science Building

FREE PIZZA AND SNACKS!


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Field Camp Adventures

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WHEN:  January 22, 2020 at 5:00 pm

WHERE:  Room 2218 New Science Building

FREE PIZZA AND SNACKS AFTERWARDS!


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Join us on January 22, 2020 to
hear students and alumni tell
their stories of geology field
camp!

Environmental Geosciences (GLY 303) takes field trip to STANTEC

EKU Students look at core samples

EKU students visit STANTEC“GLY 303 Environmental Geosciences took a field trip to STANTEC, an environmental consulting company

GEOSCIENCES OPEN HOUSE

Map of Geoscience Hallway

Friday, September 6th
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

FREE FOOD AND PRIZES!

MEET OUR PROFESSORS

  • Talk about research
  • Find out about classes
  • Learn about graduate school
  • Talk about jobs

TOUR FACILITIES

Geography professor Dr. David Zurick to deliver Chautauqua lecture on Oct 17

Dr. Zurick to give Chautauqua Oct 17

For a month or two every winter for the past five years, Eastern Kentucky University geography professor Dr.

EKU Professor Emeritus Ralph Ewers Becomes GSA Fellow

EKU Professor Emeritus Ralph Ewers with GSA President Isabel Montanes

Retired professor of hydrogeology, Dr. Ralph O. Ewers, was bestowed the honor of becoming a Fellow of the Geological Society of America at the 2017 Annual Meeting on October 22. According to GSA, “Society Fellowship is an honor bestowed on the best of our profession in recognition of their distinguished contributions to the geosciences.” Dr.

Geoscience Students Sweep KAS Awards for Undergraduate Research

First row, left to right: Dr. Walter Borowski, Scott Winter (JR), Addison Bell (

Six students from EKU's Department of Geosciences journeyed to Murray State University to present their undergraduate research at the annual conference of the Kentucky Academy of Science. For the second straight year, EKU Geosciences swept the awards for the Geology oral presentation session.

Dr. Don Yow Discusses Extreme Weather on WEKU

Dr. Don Yow Discusses Extreme Weather on WEKU

Harvey in Texas and Irma in Florida. Now Jose and Maria are hurricanes looming in the Atlantic. What do these extreme weather events mean and are they related to global climate change?  Dr. Don Yow, a professor in the Department of Geosciences, is an expert on weather and climate and teaches meteorology for EKU.

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