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Hydrogeology students learn important skills on field trip to Taylor Fork

Extending the drill: Students augered the test hole to the bedrock

Dr. Jonathan Malzone's GLY 535 Hydrogeology class had the opportunity to learn the basics of water well construction and conducting aquifer testing during a field trip to Taylor Fork on March 10th.

EKU Geosciences at regional GSA meeting in Columbia, SC

Geology student Drew Wolfe presents his research at regional GSA meeting.

Five students and three faculty from EKU Department of Geosciences presented their research at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the Geological Society of America in Columbia, South Carolina from March 30 to April 1, 2016. Geosciences students Laura Norris and Cassie Simpson presented their collaborative research with Dr. Trent Garrison on dye tracing in karst formations in Fayette County.

Geosciences Students and Faculty Visit Fossil Collections at Cincinnati Museum

EKU Geosciences visit fossil collections at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Interested students and faculty of the Department of Geosciences viewed the fossil collections of the Cincinnati Museum Center that are housed in the Geier Collections in February 2016.

EKU Geosciences students take home top awards at KAS

Geology students Laura Norris (left) and Cassie Simpson (right) present their po

Photo: Laura Norris (left) and Cassie Simpson (right) present their poster at KAS

Geology students explore the U.S. West

EKU Geology Students Explore the U.S. West

In Summer 2015, Dr. Walter Borowski led a group of EKU geology students from the verdant hills of Kentucky westward to the geologic vistas of Colorado and Utah. Because less rainfall occurs in the American West, less vegetation covers the ground thus exposing more rocks for geologists to study and explore.

EKU Geoscience Alumnus Receives Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Mitchell May (BS Geology, 2013) with advising professor Dr. David Rohr (right).

Mitchell May (BS Geology, 2013), an alumnus of Eastern Kentucky University’s Geology & Geography Department, was named this week as the recipient of the 2014-2015 Lance Forsythe Memorial Outstanding Graduate Student in Geology at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas.  Lance Forsythe, t

Nat Geo’s Giant Traveling Map of South America at EKU and Model Lab School

Giant traveling map of South America at EKU, Model Lab

National Geographic's Giant Traveling Map of South America will be housed in EKU's Model Laboratory Gym from Monday, April 20 – Friday, May 2, 2015. Dr. Sonja Yow and EKU's Department of Geosciences have organized and sponsored a giant traveling map for the past three years as part of their commitment to geography education and outreach.

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