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Liutkus-Pierce and Zimmer's Study on Ancient Human Footprints Published in Scientific Reports
May 18, 2020

Dr. Cynthia Liutkus-Pierce and Brian Zimmer's study on ancient human footprints in Engaro Sera (Tanzania) was recently published in Scientific Reports...

The GES Class of 2020 Graduates!
May 17, 2020

 They may not have had the traditional graduation celebrations other classes had, but they definitely went out with a bang and with quite a story...

Dr. Scott Marshall Awarded SCEC Grant Funding
May 15, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Scott Marshall who recently received funding through the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) for continuing two of his...

Publication of Dr. Evans' Work on Baseflow Mechanisms in Permafrost Regions
May 8, 2020

Dr. Sarah Evans’ paper on the processes that influence baseflow increase under permafrost in arctic regions of Eurasia, has recently been published ...

aGES Takes on Big Bend
May 5, 2020

Before the travel bans, state-wide shutdowns and social distancing went into effect, a group of fourteen students and three GES faculty squeezed in on...

2020 Senior Honor Thesis Presentations
Apr 30, 2020

We may not have been in the usual Rankin Science lecture hall, but it was a great day of Honors Thesis presentations. The virtual environment did not ...

Dr. Carmichael Earns UNC Board of Governors' Award for Excellence in Teaching
Apr 21, 2020

While the official announcement has not been posted yet, we wanted to be the first to congratulate our very own Dr. Sarah Carmichael on being selected...

2020-21 GES Award Winners Announced
Apr 17, 2020

2020-2021 GES Student Award Winners AnnouncedWe usually like to annouce our student awards in style: surrounded by friends, great food, proud speeches...

Schematic drawing of tidewater glacier cycle at Bering Glacier

Glacier sedimentation mediates glacier response to climate change - New publication by Dr Ellen Cowan
Apr 14, 2020

Dr Ellen Cowan's involvement in the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) recently resulted in her first-author publication in Nature Comm...

Alumna Emily Blackburn '18 profiled by the College of Arts and Sciences
Apr 8, 2020

Emily Blackburn '18 has a "Then and Now" profile in the College of Arts and Sciences News.  Emily earned her BS in Geology in 2018 and is now wor...