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.


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.

Passing of Dr. Jen Ho Fang

The department mourns the loss of Jen Ho Fang. Dr. Fang was a respected faculty member and long-serving department chair. He helped usher the department into a more research-intensive way

Virtual Honors Day!

Virtual Honors Day and Graduation Ceremony Saturday, May 2, 2020 1:00 PM Congratulations to all our award recipients and graduates! Download PDF Version Undergraduate Honors Recipients   Graduate Honors Recipients

Good News!

Determining the onset of the terrestrial geodynamo is fundamental in our understanding of the formation of a habitable Earth.  Due to the lack of a >4 Ga rock record, detrital