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Charles Shobe received the Rober K. Fahnestock Award from GSA. The grant is awarded for the best proposal in sediment transport or related aspects of fluvial geomorphology

Chuck Stern awarded the Herbert Thomas Prize by the Geologic Society of Chile for outstanding contributions to the understanding of the geology and the development of geological sciences in Chile by a non-Chilean scientist.

Last lake on Mars? A 3.6 billion-year-old dried-up lake may have held potentially habitable surface water

This fall, Paul Weimer receives the Doris Malkin Curtis Medal from the GCSSEPM, which recognizes geologists for their career contributions in the development of new concepts for understanding the geology of the Gulf of Mexico Basin and other basins globally. He also received Honorary membership in the New Orleans Geological Society.

Jenny Nakai wins SSA student presentation award

Bob Anderson awarded the 2015 G.K. Gilbert Award in Surface Processes

Becky Flowers selected as one of 3 Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Lecturers

Study: 2013 Front Range floods caused a thousand year's worth of erosion

Geology professor named Birdsall-Dreiss Lecturer

CU-Boulder study: Beetles beat out extinction

Sarah Crump, Graham Lau, Matt Weingarten and Phil Orlandini volunteer with Earth Explorers

Boulder team wins international water prize

CU-Boulder lands $7 million grant to probe life in universe


Upcoming Events

11/18 - Colloquium - Geobiology lecture

11/25 - Thanksgiving break - no colloquium

12/2 - Colloquium - Geobiology lecture

CU-Boulder ranks #9 Nationally for "Best Geology Graduate School Programs"
CU-Boulder ranks #2 for "Best Global Universities for Geosciences"

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