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Travel to Ecuador, Nicaragua or the Philippines during winter break Dec. 27, 2016 to Jan. 9, 2017. Application deadline Sunday, Sept. 18. Apply for ASB

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Parent Orientation

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Seminar Series

Friday, May 6, 2016 (3:30 p.m., UI McClure 209)

UI Geology Student Presentations

Gabriela Villegas, Nichole Valdez, Torell Stewart

Times and Locations

Seminars are held on Thursdays at WSU or Fridays at UI.

  • UI-hosted seminars are in McClure Hall, Room 209 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • WSU-hosted seminars are in Webster, Room 11 from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Date Location Speaker/Title
Jan. 22
UI Canceled
Jan. 28
WSU Anita Grunder (OSU)
Volcanism in the Central Andes at the Aucanquilcha Volcanic Cluster
Feb. 5
UI Jon Toner (UW)
Liquid Water on Present-Day Mars
Feb. 11
WSU Guy Worthey (WSU)
The Origin of the Elements and Equilibrium Condensation Theory
Feb. 19
UI Ashley Griffith (Univ Texas)
Integrating field work, experiments, and theory to study the physics of earthquake rupture
Feb. 23
UI Jessica Stanley (Univ Colorado)
Linking surface and mantle processes using (U-Th)/He thermochronology and kimberlites: insights into the uplift of southern Africa
March 4
UI Adam Forte (Arizona State University)
Fold-Thrust Belt Evolution in a Young Orogen: The Eastern Greater Caucasus
March 10
WSU Jim Conca (UFA Ventures, Inc.)
The GeoPolitics of Energy: Achieving a Just and Sustainable Energy Distribution by 2040
March 25
UI Mickey Gunter (Univ Idaho)
Teaching and research in mineralogy: From academic halls to courtroom walls
March 31
WSU Sean Mulcahy (Western Washington Univ)
Dating Subduction Zone Metamorphism and Early Onset of Franciscan Subduction
April 8
UI Robert Smith (Senior Assoc VP, Office of Research, Univ of Idaho)
April 14
WSU Vic Baker (UAZ)
April 22
UI Nicholas Engdahl (WSU)
April 29
UI UI Geology Student Presentations
May 6
UI UI Geology Student Presentations


Department of Geological Sciences

Physical Address:
McClure Hall 203

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3022
Moscow, ID 83844-3022

Phone: (208) 885-6192


Web: Geological Sciences