An artist's representation of the new tyrannosaur

GES alum Jared Voris ('16) discovers & names new tyrannosaur
Feb 17, 2020

Jared Voris, a Department alumnus ('16) and now University of Calgary PhD student, discovered and named a new genus and species of tyrannosaur. T...

Petroleum Experts Limited Donates MOVE Software License to the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
Jan 8, 2020

We are pleased to announce the donation of the MOVE software package to the Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences by Scotland-based Petr...

Cowan with Chancellor Everts and Provost Kruger

Dr Ellen Cowan honored with Chancellor's Award
Nov 12, 2019

Dr Ellen Cowan was the inaugural winner of the Chancellor's Award, which recognizes career-long research achievements. An Appalachian Today artic...

Dr. Steve Hageman

Congratulations to Dr. Steve Hageman, newly elected GSA Fellow!
Nov 6, 2019

Dr. Steve Hageman has recently been recognized as a Fellow of the Geological Society of America, based on his research of fossil and modern bryozoans,...

Department, with faculty senate, pushes App to commit to climate-neutral practices
Nov 4, 2019

Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution pushing Appalachian administrators to commit to becoming a climate-neutral campus by 2035. GES professo...

Dorsett and faculty advisory Scott Marshall conducting research

GES alum Jake Dorsett ('18) research profiled
Nov 4, 2019

GES alumnus Jake Dorsett ('18) describes his research experience modeling Southern California fault dynamics in a recent Appalachian Today article. Do...

Hannah Krueger - Appalachian State University

Appalachian Today showcases GES alumni Hannah Krueger '17
Oct 22, 2019

Hannah Krueger '17 is interviewed in Appalachian Today about her current PhD work in seismology at Brown University.  Hannah was a BS Geology - Q...

Sanchez & Heckert

GES student and professor highlight Department's commitment to transfer students
Oct 10, 2019

Transfer students make up 7% of Appalachian's student body, and are faced with unique challenges during their college experience. Because transfer stu...


Gregg Marland quoted in Washington Post article on Amazon's efforts to cut carbon emissions
Sep 20, 2019

Dr Gregg Marland, adjunct faculy in Geological and Environmental Sciences, was quoted by the Washington Post in an article about the online retai...

Environmental Field Days for Watauga County 5th Graders
Sep 8, 2019

The GES Department participated for the first time this year in the county-wide 5th Grade Environmental Field days hosted by the Watauga Soil and Wate...