Geological Impacts on Civilization
Jennifer Mills named 2013 Marshall Scholar
Maya Gomes wins 2013 Presidential Fellowship
Now Hiring Assistant Professor
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics/Climate Dynamics.
Submit completed applications before December 31st, 2014 for full consideration. Click here for more information.
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Nestled on the Evanston campus beside Lake Michigan, the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) provides a close-knit, collegial atmosphere for undergraduate and graduate study. Students enjoy intimate access to our internationally renowned faculty and the department is recognized for a supportive and collaborative atmosphere where research and teaching are pursued at the forefront of earth and planetary sciences. A number of our faculty have been recognized with teaching awards and medals from professional organizations like GSA and AGU, and the university has recently completed construction of a state-of-the-art analytical facility for earth and planetary science research. To learn more about our department, undergraduate and graduate programs, people, analytical facilities, and more, please explore our website, download our annual newsletter, Epicenters, or contact us. Our contact information can be found in the footer of this web page.
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October 31, 2014, 3:00 PM
Glacial Earthquakes and Glacier Dynamics in Greenland
November 7, 2014, 3:00 PM
Exposing the Potential for In Situ Cosmogenic 14C in Quaternary Geochronology
November 14, 2014, 3:00 PM
Probing the Dynamics of the Lowermost Mantle with Seismic Observations