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Geology Department Seminars (click speaker to see title)


Geology major Olivia Paschall is interning with Exxon Mobil in Houston, TX this summer integrating well, engineering, and seismic data. At Appalachian, Olivia's research is on tracking the sediment geochemistry of the Devonian-Carboniferous...
A big congratulations to geology majors Olivia Paschall and Delaney Ryan, winners of the Southeastern Section Geological Society of America research grants, and to Kevin Bynum, winner of a Sigma Xi research grant!
Congratulations to Devin Hoffman, senior geology major, for winning a prestigeous NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!  Devin has worked with paleontologist Dr. Andy Heckert during his four years at Appalachian, and will be attending Virginia Tech...
Laura Mallard, Appalachian Geology's Geoscience Education liason, has been named one of the Remarkable Women in the High Country by the Watauga Democrat for her off-campus eco-education work with her company, River and Earth Adventures. Read more...
Art and geology students at Appalachian collaborate to sculpt Triassic aetosaur based on a handful of pre-historic bones unearthed in North Carolina under the guidance of Geology's Dr. Andy Heckert, Lauren Waterworth, and Art's Travis Donovan. read...
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Alumni Reception


Join the Department of Geology (now Geological and Environmental Sciences) on Saturday, July 22 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (picnic at 5:00 p.m.) for an evening of reminiscing and reconnecting.

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