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."

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

Sept. 27, 2017

The Mountains that Remade America, by Craig Jones

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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.

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

Sept. 19, 2017

The Abraham Gottlob Werner Medal in silver is the highest award of the German Mineralogical Society and honours outstanding contributions to research in mineralogy and closely related fields. The 2017 medal is awarded to Joseph (Joe) R. Smyth, Professor of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado (USA). Joe’s research...

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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.

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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