Jennifer Mills named 2013 Marshall Scholar
Maya Gomes wins 2013 Presidential Fellowship
Earth and Planetary Sciences
Inaugural 2018 Nemmers Prize in Earth Sciences announced. Read more on our news page.
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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