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EPS thanks the Houtzager family for establishing the Marcel Houtzager Fund for Graduate Student Fieldwork, to honor the memory of geologist Marcel Houtzager.
EPS alumnus, Alexander McBirney (Mac), 1961 PhD, passed away April 7, 2019
Dr. Hannah Bourne (EPS PhD, 2018) has published the first study documenting the strongly correlated relationship of the CFE's optical particle flux proxy with measured carbon and nitrogen...
Barbara Romanowicz is being recognized with the Emil Wiechert Medal from the German Geophysical Society
EPS Professor Jillian Banfield's lecture, "Mysteries of the Invisible World of Microbes" will be held at Sibley Auditorium in the Bechtel Engineering Center from 4-5pm on Tuesday, April 30.
EPS, #2, top 25 U.S. College for Geology PhD
We are one of the two top institutions for producing PhDs who move on to faculty positions.
Gravity measurements collected during Cassini’s Grand Finale point to an unexpectedly young age for Saturn’s rings, as detailed in article co-authored by EPS Professor Burkhard Militzer
New research led by EPS Postdoctoral Fellow Sarah Slotznick documents magnetic evidence of oxygenation in a lake during the Proterozoic Eon.
The American Meteorological Society is sponsoring a full day symposium in honor of EPS faculty member Inez Fung and her scientific contributions. The symposium description is as follows: 
EPS Professor and Chair, Michael Manga, discusses Big Data, volcanoes, and space exploration in an interview with WorldQuant