News and Awards
Apr 2, 2006
Professor Richard Hay (1929-2006), who retired from the Department in 1983 passed away. Dick Hay is best known for providing the geological context of the important hominid-bearing site in East... [Read more]
Nov 1, 2006
Lionel Weiss is best known for his groundbreaking work on modern petrofabric analysis summarized in numerous research papers and three books. Lionel Weiss, Ian Carmichael and Phyllis Israel at... [Read more]
Nov 2, 2006
More information about the case is available here.
Nov 3, 2006
Dec 1, 2006
EPS is at AGU with over 130 presentations reporting the latest research results!
Feb 1, 2007
Lowell Miyagi was just informed by the American Geophysical Union that he received an Outstanding Student Paper Award for his presentation "Deformation of the CalrO3 post-perovskite phase to 5 GPa... [Read more]
Mar 1, 2007
This award givescampuswide recognition to excellence in teaching by Graduate StudentInstructors (GSIs). They will be honored at an award ceremony on Monday,May 7th in the Alumni House.
Mar 2, 2007
Francis J. Turner was a faculty member of the Geology Department inBerkeley from 1948 to his retirement in 1971. Under his influencethe Department became a world-class scientific institution and... [Read more]
Mar 3, 2007
The George D. Louderback Fund is a non-profit corporation established in1957 to honor the memory of George Louderback, a Professor of Geologyfrom 1916 to 1944. The Fund\'s mission is to establish... [Read more]