Professor Peter Molnar is named University Distinguished Professor, the highest honor awarded to faculty across the CU system’s four campuses.

Nov. 16, 2017

Paul Weimer receives the Don R. Boyd Medal from the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies.

Nov. 2, 2017

In November, Paul Weimer will receive the Don R. Boyd Medal from the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies . This is a career award recognizing "Excellence in Gulf Coast Geology: for distinguished standing in Gulf Coast Basin research geology, and professional leadership."Read more »

Craig Jones releases new book about how Sierra Nevada geology impacts us today

Sept. 27, 2017

The Mountains that Remade America, by Craig JonesRead more »
Karen Chin

Professor Karen Chin's new publication in Scientific Reports in the news

Sept. 21, 2017

Nature News and Comments: Fossilized poo reveals that vegetarian dinosaurs had a taste for crabs.Read more »

Professor Joe Smyth received the Abraham Gottlob Werner medal from the German Mineralogical Society

Sept. 19, 2017

Professor Werner was an 18th century German mineralogist and geologist who was a major proponent of the 'Neptunist' hypothesis whereby all rocks originate from the oceans. Professor Smyth's preferred hypothesis is that the oceans originated from small amounts of water or hydroxide in minerals.Read more »
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CU's Dr. Rebecca Flowers joins the 2017-18 EarthScope Speaker Series

Sept. 1, 2017

Rebecca Flowers presents her work on "Deep-time hypsometric history of the North American continental interior and implications for mantle dynamics" in the EarthScope Speaker Series.Read more »
giff miller

Down to Earth With: Paleoclimatologist Gifford H. Miller

June 30, 2017

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Down to Earth With: Hydrogeologist Shemin Ge

Sept. 14, 2016