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    Peter Jacobs
    Department Chair | Professor
    Phone: (262) 472-1082
    Location: Upham 105

    Susie Olson
    Academic Dept Assoc
    Phone: (262) 472-1071
    Location: Upham 120

    Undergraduate Research

    Upham HallAn experience in undergraduate research is strongly advised for all Geology Emphasis students, especially for those intending to go to graduate school. There are numerous field and laboratory opportunities for the eager student to assist Department faculty members within established research programs.

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    Undergraduate Research

    Upham HallAn experience in undergraduate research is strongly advised for all Geology Emphasis students, especially for those intending to go to graduate school. There are numerous field and laboratory opportunities for the eager student to assist Department faculty members within established research programs.
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    Geology student Matt Schmus represents UW-Whitewater at Institute on Lake Superior Geology Meeting

    May 3013

    Matt Schmus presented his research entitled "Effects of Fractures on Groundwater Flow Today" at the Institute on Lake Superior Geology Meeting May 9-10, 2013 in Houghton, Michigan.

    Dr. Rex Hanger and 5 Geology Students Attend the North Central GSA Conference

    May 2013

    Geology studentes Caitlin Blahnik, Ellen Jilek, Daryl Johnson, Matt Schmus, and Shane Wulf attended and presented research projects at the 2013 North Central Geological Society of America (GSA) Conference in Kalamazoo, Michigan May 1-3. Read More.

    Three Geography and Geology Students Awarded SURF

    April 2013

    Ron Chester, Zach Olson, and Ashley Vedvig have been awarded the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) for 2013. Ron Chester will be working with Dr. Dale Splinter on his project entitled "Streamflow Response to Precipitation Variability in Wisconsin." Zach Olson's project is entitled "Developing Predictive Equations for SOC Content in Subsoil Horizons" and will be working with Dr. Peter Jacobs. Ashley Vedvig will be working with Dr. John Frye on a project titled "Climate Change across North America According to the Koppen and Thorthwaite Classification Schemes."

    Department Students Present Research at 2013 NCUR Meeting

    April 2013

    Seven students from the Department of Geography and Geology attended and presented research at the 2013 National Conference on Undergraduate Research in La Crosse, Wisconsin April 11-13. Read More.

    Department Faculty Attend 2013 AAG Annual Meeting

    April 2013

    Four faculty member from the Department of Geography and Geology attended the 2013 Association of American Geographer's Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, California April 9-13. Read More.

    Students and Faculty attend Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference

    April 2013

    Dr. John Frye and six students attended the 17th Annual Severe Storms and Doppler Radar Conference in Des Moines, Iowa April 4-6. Read More.

    Geography and Geology Students Present Research Projects at 2013 Spring Undergraduate Research Day

    March 2013

    13 Geography and Geology students presented research from the past year at the Spring Undergraduate Research Day on March 13, 2013 held in the University Center. Read More.

    Undergraduate Research

    Upham HallAn experience in undergraduate research is strongly advised for all Geology Emphasis students, especially for those intending to go to graduate school. There are numerous field and laboratory opportunities for the eager student to assist Department faculty members within established research programs.

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