Lights hanging inside the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library Center

Geology Research

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.