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2013-14 Student Awards

Several awards are granted each year at the spring convocation.  The awards and 2013-14 winners announced at spring 2014 convocation were: Noelle Scelina received the J Harlen Bretz Award for Outstanding Senior Geology Major:  This award is given to the senior geology … Continue reading

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Here are some organizations that faculty recommend….

There are several professional organizations that we suggest you consider joining.  If you want to see examples of the publications available, go to the Geology Conference Room or ask a faculty member.   At least one faculty member is a member … Continue reading

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Student Awards 2011

Several awards are granted each year at the spring convocation.  The awards and 2010-11 winners announced at convocation were: William Ward ’11 and Matt Mahony ’11 co-received the J Harlen Bretz Award for Outstanding Senior Geology Major:  This award is … Continue reading

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Student Awards 2011

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Off-campus Opportunities

Many Albion students choose to study abroad for a semester or a year.  Geology students have studied geology at universities in Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand.   Appropriate course credits can be easily transferred back to Albion as part of a … Continue reading

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Research opportunities at Albion- link

Research is a fundamental part of the Albion geology learning experience.  Students have a variety of  opportunities both in and out of class to conduct independent research.   For research opportunities and ideas see what past and current Albion Geology students … Continue reading

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Do you need a letter of recommendation?

Applying for an internship, job, summer research experience, or graduate school?  Need a letter of recommendation?   Faculty are happy to help you with your application but would appreciate that you supply us relevant information, including The name and description of … Continue reading

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Tutorials and guides

Below are links to key resources in geology to help you in reading, writing, and conducting research. How to Read a Scientific Paper How do we (faculty) evaluate student writing and oral presentations Oral Presentation Rubric Writing Evaluation Rubric How … Continue reading

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Upper-level geology courses

Here is a link to the department’s plan for Course rotaion as of fall 2014.    Upper-level courses that are required for the major are offered two out of every three years and electives are offered every other year.   Regional … Continue reading

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REU and Keck Research Opportunities

Students are encouraged to apply for research opportunities offered by the National Science Foundation and the Keck Geology Consortium.   The NSF offers Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)- a list of available REU sites for summer 2011 can be found here.   … Continue reading

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