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We remember Tom Joiner

We are sad to report the passing of Mr. Tom Joiner, distinguished alumnus, former Alabama State Geologist, businessman, and philanthropist. He was a long-time supporter of the University and Department

We remember Dr. Gary Hooks

Legendary geologist, teacher, and mentor, Dr. Gary Hooks, passed away at the age of 91. He profoundly influenced generations of students and served the University of Alabama since being hired

Prospective Graduate Students: Lindahl Scholarships Available

The University of Alabama, Department of Geological Sciences seeks highly qualified Ph.D. and M.S. students with specializations in topics that complement faculty research interests. Exceptional Ph.D. students will receive Research

Geosyntec awards two graduate students

Alabama alumnus Will Burke (BS in Geology 2008, MS in Geology 2012) presented MS student Jonathan Riddle and Ph.D. student Rebecca Greenberg $2000 each as winners of the Geosyntec Outstanding Research

First student chapter of AIPG established at Alabama

Geology majors established a University of Alabama chapter of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG). This is the first chapter in the state of Alabama, and will be a valuable