Research Highlight

The odd pairing of an economist and a paleontologist proves successful

Student Spotlight
Liz Bertolett, '15

I love geology because I enjoy learning about the world around me while being able to experience the things I learn first-hand.

Student Spotlight
Al Weik

Al Weik should be floating on air: this Denison senior recently won two national swimming championship events. But he’s also a person who is very grounded—in geosciences.

How We Learn
Erik Klemetti, assistant professor of geoscience

Erik Klemetti is a well-known expert on the tectonic processes that cause volcanoes, and it was his expertise in these processes, which are also linked to how earthquakes develop, that led The Daily Beast to call him for clarification of the causes of the tragic and disastrous earthquakes that recently have been experienced in Chile and other places across the world.

Faculty Spotlight
Confusion Range

A dozen years ago, David Greene undertook what he thought would be a simple project to give his geoscience students an in-the-field tutorial on geologic mapping, but the Confusion Range lived up to its moniker.