New Position Announcement

Posted On October 2, 2015
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The Department of Geosciences at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia, invites applications for one tenure-track assistant professor in Human-Environment Interactions with an emphasis on water for Fall 2016 pending budgetary approval. Ideal candidates will have a strong background in the application of social sciences to address questions related to water. Research areas may include… more »

From the Summit of Mt. Baker

Posted On June 3, 2015
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Geosciences students Sharon Murphy and Chelsea Zakas reached the summit of Mt. Baker, Washington, with GSU President Mark Becker! They spent a semester training and preparing for the arduous and dangerous climb. Sharon and Chelsea hiked with a backpack weighing 40 pounds on a trail system of varied terrain, including snow, ice, mud and rocks.… more »

Geology Field School Receives Excellence Award

Posted On May 28, 2015
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Our undergraduate Geology Field School, held annually in Montana, has been awarded the 2015 Geological Society of America / Exxon-Mobil Field Camp Excellence Award! This award puts us among the best undergraduate geoscience programs in the nation. Every geologist looks back on their field school experience as a major formative experience – to see our program… more »

The Georgia Geographic Alliance housed in Geosciences at Georgia State University

Posted On October 24, 2014
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Georgia Teachers, Students, Families, and Friends of Geography have a great opportunity to team up with two Geosciences Faculty (Dr. Hawthorne and Dr. Visaggi) as they lead a funded initiative from the National Geographic Society Education Foundation.  The Georgia Geographic Alliance (GGA) is a non-profit organization of individuals who believe that geographic knowledge is essential… more »

Georgia Creates New Geospatial Information Office (GIO)

Posted On October 24, 2014
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Our own Dr. Dajun Dai  has been a contributor to new legislation and policy involving the Geosciences in Georgia! Collaboration between regional commissions across Georgia should make access to information and services much simpler and more extensive. In his position on the Georgia Geospatial Advisory Council, Dr. Dai has helped to make an impact on… more »

It’s Earth Sciences Week!

Posted On October 14, 2014
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WEDNESDAY (October 15)

GEOS Information Session & Clubs Meeting at 12pm à FREE Pizza and GEOS swag in the Green Room (Kell 301) Welcome by Department Chair Dr. Deocampo… come learn more about opportunities in GSU Geosciences!

Applied Geography Conference at the Hilton in Atlanta (Wednesday – Friday) Several GSU faculty and students will be… more »

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