Geology Department News

Updated whenever news breaks!

  • Illinois State Associate Professor of Geology Catherine O’Reilly is serving as principal investigator for a $1.7 million National Science Foundation grant to fund Project EDDIE, a series of classroom modules for undergraduate biology, geology, and environmental science students. This grant began October 1 and is estimated to end on September 30, 2023.

    O’Reilly will be part of a team that includes Illinois State faculty Rebekka Darner, Steve Juliano, Bill Perry, and Willy Hunter as well faculty at Carleton College, University of Arizona, and Queens College-City University of New York to develop the modules.

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  • "Papia Rozario Visiting Assistant Professor of Environmental and Technology Studies, presented her research titled "Geospatial modelling of human-induced wetland fire affecting semi-fossorial turtles in Palo Verde, Costa Rica," from work done with collaborator Dr. Buddhika Madurapperuma (Humbolt State University) and Yijun Wang '18 at the 2018 American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, April 10 through 14."

  • Karen Wirth, Vice President of Academic Affairs at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design will exhibit her work in the Boliou Art Gallery from Feb. 15- March 30, 2018.

    Please join us for her reception on Feb. 16th at 4:30 pm
    Boliou Gallery, Carleton College