Dr. Julia Cartwright interviewed on the Science Channel

New faculty member Dr. Julia Cartwright was interviewed on the Science Channel show “NASA’s Unexplained Files” (season 5, episode 1, starting at the 33rd minute). She discusses a lunar impact

The Department of Geological Sciences dominated the 11th Annual Excellence in Community Engagement Award Ceremony that was held in Bryan Center on March 14th, 2017. Dr. Yuehan Lu was recognized

Greg Brenn and Samantha Hansen publish in Geology

Recent M.S. graduate Greg Brenn (soon joining Geoscience Australia) and his adviser, Samantha Hansen, recently published his thesis research in Geology, their research is featured on the cover.  This publication

Rebecca Minzoni’s ice shelf research profiled in Eos.

Eos features paleoclimate research Dr. Rebecca Minzoni presented at the recent American Geophysical Union meeting. Her work on West Antarctic ice shelf variation, using sedimentology and micropaleontology, not only reveals

Attention Prospective Graduate Students!

Please note, that our department continues to accept applications for our graduate program until all positions are filled. Please apply as soon as possible and get the materials in to

Lindahl Ph.D. Scholarships available for Fall 2017

The University of Alabama, Department of Geological Sciences seeks Ph.D. students with specializations that complement faculty research interests. Exceptional students will receive Research or Teaching Assistantships and a Lindahl Scholarship

Lynn Harrell wins A&S Outstanding Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Dr. Lynn Harrell for winning the A&S Outstanding Dissertation Award. Dr. Harrell graduated from DGS in Fall 2015 and had already published three papers from his dissertation work.