Dr. Kavita Pandit named AAG Fellow!

Posted On January 5, 2018
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Dr. Kavita Pandit, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor in the Department of Geosciences has been named to the inaugural class of AAG Fellows, which is a new program to recognize geographers who have made significant contributions to advancing geography. Learn more here

2017 A Rockin’ Year for Geosciences

Posted On December 18, 2017
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Dear Friends of Geosciences,

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s exciting to reflect on the accomplishments of our students and faculty–and to look ahead to the changes in store for the Department of Geosciences in 2018. First, the year in numbers: our department hosts over 120 majors in the BA/BS degrees with concentrations in… more »

Saying Goodbye to Kell Hall

Posted On December 17, 2017
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Our beloved (said no one ever) parking garage-turned-GSU’s-first-classroom-building-turned Geosciences headquarters will be demolished, beginning in late 2018. As such, our faculty offices, labs, and classrooms will be moving during 2018.

Indeed, after grades were in this fall semester, faculty members were busy packing up their stuff getting ready to move to our new space!

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Geosciences in the World

Posted On December 17, 2017
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Our students traveled a lot of miles this year, going out into the field to observe, analyze, and learn about the world. Trips included a Maymester in Costa Rica, summer in Montana, visits to Wormsloe State Historic Site, and, among others, extensive field experiences in the metro-Atlanta area on downtown streets and in the Proctor… more »

NABG Conference A Huge Success!

Posted On September 25, 2017
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The National Association for Black Geoscientists Annual Conference was held at GSU Geosciences last week and was a huge success. There were presentations, field trips, and a keynote address by Dr. Isaac J. Crumbly.

Shown above is David Davis with Jerome Murphy, ExxonMobil, and President of NABG. David presented on “A Mineralogical Analysis of HSPDP Core Samples… more »

Real Field Experiences Right Here On Campus!

Posted On August 23, 2017
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GSU Geosciences students will have real opportunities for hands on experience this fall! Several groundwater monitoring wells will be installed right here on campus! Students will have an opportunity to supervise drilling, logging, and installation of wells that will later be used for creation of Hydrogeologic maps and water parameter sampling. Also, Dr. Luke Pangel… more »

Dr. Hankins takes over as Interim Department Chair

Posted On July 13, 2017
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Dr.  Hankins majored in Russian Area Studies and minored in Geography at Dartmouth College, received her Master’s degree in Geography from The University of Arizona, and completed her PhD in Geography at The University of Georgia. Prior to her arrival at Georgia State University, she held a two-year teaching position at The University of Georgia.

She… more »

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