Geology Department News
Updated whenever news breaks!
- June 2, 2008
Carleton College dedicated a memorial in honor of former professor and Dean Shelby Boardman on Saturday, May 31, near the entrance to the Cowling Arboretum. The memorial is located past the Hill of the Three Oaks on the border of the arboretum. Boardman, the Charles L. Denison Professor of Geology and former Dean of the College, passed away in January 2007 at the age of 62 and served at Carleton from 1971-2007.
- May 30, 2008
The 2008 Geology majors' ultimate frisbee team ORDOVICIOUS powered away with the championship of their soft-core intermural league during spring term in a sudden-death playoff.The final point was carried across the line by Katie Bovee '08 in a triumphant dash. Team captains were Katie Buckner '09 and Ethan Hyland '08. Good work guys!
- May 15, 2008
Spring has finally arrived in Northfield, and Sarah Titus's Introductory Geology class is embarking on independent projects, so what makes more sense than going boating on Lyman Lakes?
Lisa Ayala, Katie Markle, and Adrienne Wilber, all class of 2011, took advantage of the nice day to evaluate the water chemistry in Lyman Lakes. Their results are still pending, but they did report a turtle, which they actually caught in their hands and examined, and then let go.