Congratulations to Megan Brown, Mylène Jacquemart, Omero 'Phil' Orlandini, Simon Pendleton for being 2017 AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award winners.

Jan. 29, 2018

Winter graduates

Congratulations to our newly minted BA, MS and PhD graduates

Dec. 21, 2017

Paul Weimer will receive Honorary Membership in the AAPG in May 2018.

Dec. 19, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Greg Tucker for being elected a 2017 AGU Fellow.

Dec. 15, 2017

Senior Adam Peterman, a double major in Geology and Environmental Studies, was named to the first team for the second straight season.

Dec. 1, 2017

CU team wins international geophysics challenge bowl

Nov. 29, 2017

CU grad students Jefferson Yarce and Danny Feucht, both from the Department of Geological Sciences and CIRES, won the Society of Exploration Geophysicists international challenge bowl at the SEG annual meeting in Houston on September 25, 2017. Yarce and Feucht won the regional competition in Denver in the spring, beating... Read more »

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 »

CU Boulder No. 2 in geosciences, No. 44 overall in the world, say global rankings

Oct. 31, 2017

Assistant Professor Position in Rock Physics

Oct. 27, 2017

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of Rock Physics. We seek a scientist who will examine the relationship between stress and deformation in earth materials. The focus and research direction can include experimental, theoretical, applied, or field methods related to the mechanics of deformation in any part of the earth.Read more »