News

Rebecca Rutstein Virtual Seminar

  Last week, we were delighted to welcome visual artist Rebecca Rutstein as a visiting speaker for a special seminar entitled “The intersection of Art and Science”. Rebecca Rutstein is

Congratulations to Jim!

As we welcomed new graduate students, and welcomed back current students during our Fall 2021 Graduate Student Orientation Lunch on Tuesday, a surprise award ceremony took place! Mr. James (Jim)

Undergraduate Research Assistant Position

A student position funded through the Geological Survey of Alabama is available for an undergraduate research assistant to work in Dr. Donahoe’s labs this summer and potentially during the 2021-22

Dr. Cartwright interviewed for Q&A with A&S

As part of the College of Arts & Sciences Q&A series, Dr. Julia Cartwright was recently interviewed by  Franklin Kennamer about her research and her path to becoming a Planetary

Drinking Habits of Mosasaurs – in the news!

Assistant Professor Dr. Rebecca Totten Minzoni and recent Masters graduate Leah Travis Taylor received some news coverage on their recently published paper entitled “Oxygen isotopes from the teeth of Cretaceous

Thwaites Glacier Research Highlighted in BBC Article

Recently published research led by Dr. K Hogan (BAS) and co-authored by UA’s Dr. R. Totten Minzoni and graduate student V. Fitzgerald about Thwaites Glacier, Antarctica highlighted by the BBC.

Statement

We in the Department of Geological Sciences are horrified by the recent killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, and all those who suffered such violence before them.