Archive for Julie Bartley

Welcome back! GeoFIKA

Geology is in full swing this fall, and holding classes in 5 buildings! To get us together all in one place, we’re holding GeoFIKA on Wednesdays at 10:00 in Anderson 105. Come visit with us – have some snacks, tea, coffee and see a cool geo-video each week. Bring a friend, too!

Missives from the Field (2012 Spring Break Trip)

Today, the field trip crew finished in Canyonlands (look at that scenery!) and headed out to New Mexico for the final days of field work.

Spring Break 2012 Trip to Utah

Seventeen students joined Laura Triplett for this year’s Spring Break geology field trip. Vans departed Saturday (3/31) and students awoke to snow today (Monday)┬ánear Moab (see photo). Reports from the field┬áindicate that morale is high, despite the chilly morning.

SoGG goes to the Science Museum

The Society of Gustavus Geologists (SoGG) sponsored a trip to the Science Museum of Minnesota. 6 geologists were joined by 10 North Star Scholars and Fellows (Gustavus science students sponsored by a National Science Foundation grant) to spend an evening playing with weather, examining fossils, and viewing the IMAX film Sea Monsters, starring “Dolly”, a […]

Geology Department and SoGG to Celebrate Earth Science Week

October 11-15 is national Earth Science Week and the geologists are celebrating with two events. On Wednesday, October 13, from noon-5:00 p.m., we’ll celebrate National Fossil Day. Students, faculty, staff, families, and community members are invited to visit Nobel Hall (first floor and south lawn) for activities, museum tours, and free fossils. Participants are invited […]

Evolution of the Earth class braves weather to see Minnesota geology

The Evolution of the Earth class (clockwise from upper left: Patrick Clark, Todd Kremmin, Joe Curran-Jung, Bee Vang, Taylor Eide, alanna Velo, Erin Anderson, and Sam Hines) cheerfully ignored drizzle, wind, and wet outcrop to travel from west to east across the southern part of the state. This transect revealed igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks […]