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Geology Research

Professional Notes for Nov. 17, 2014

This edition of Professional Notes features faculty Elizabeth Burr, Thomas Bushlack, Thomas Hickson, Robert Kennedy, Lisa Lamb, Jeni McDermott, Jennifer McGuire, Professor Emeritus Father David Smith, John Spry, Kevin Theissen, AnnMarie Thomas, Kim Vrudny, Christian Washburn and John Wendt; staff Margaret Cahill, Vern Klobassa and Eric Stevens; and students Francesca Bernardi, Cassandra Clark, Jacob Frahm, Michael Kolles and April Terres.

Students: Study Field Methods and Sustainable Energy Use in Iceland

An information session for those interested will be noon-1 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Anderson Student Center, Room 340, the Hearth Room.

St. Thomas Students, Professors Rock Out From Nevada to Norway

Two geology professors, with their students, are researching areas that could provide insight into our past, present and future, as well as ancient life on Earth's surface, in the depths of the ocean and even outside our planet.

How the Earth Works

Geologist Kevin Theissen explores the global change that affects ecology and civilizations both faraway and close to home.

UST in the News for April 8, 2014

A new dean has been chosen for the Opus College of Business, and a UST theologian appeared on Almanac in this week’s headlines.

Adventures in Geology Field Camp

Building field skills and exploring earth history in the desert.

Junior Jane de Lambert and Her ‘Rockin” Geology Research

Jane de Lambert researched the geologic history of the Lovell Wash area of the Upper Horse Spring Formation in the Lake Mead region of Nevada last spring and presented her findings in October at the Geological Society of America's national conference in North Carolina. She is among the first to research this remote formation in southern Nevada.

Testing the Waters: Undergraduates Leave the Lab and Plunge Into Research

Most weekdays last summer Grant Schmura and David Houserman left the biology lab around noon and drove to Lake Judy in Shoreview, Minn. Before each of those days was done they would spend five hours gathering and tracking painted turtles.