Archive for July, 2013

Platte River fieldwork completed for second year of project

As Prof. Laura Triplett’s National Science Foundation-funded project continues, she and her 2013 summer research students traveled to the Platte River in Nebraska one last time.  Dr. Karin Kettenring (Utah State University), a co-investigator on the project, met our group there.  The Platte River has undergone dramatic alterations in the past 100 years, from large […]

8 Geology majors graduated in May 2013

This spring we bid farewell to one of our largest senior classes in recent years!  Graduating seniors – with destinations – were: Amanda Adams (Dinosaur Center, WY), Jeff Allen (workforce), Jake Bruihler (U of Nebraska- Lincoln), Mike DeLucia (Illinois Geological Survey), Adam Lund (workforce) Matt Illies (Dinosaur Center, WY), Rachel Oien (U of Illinois-Urbana Champaign) […]