Geology & Astronomy
This spring we are pleased to be hosting two speakers from national lecture series. The talks will take place from 4-5pm in Merion Science Center Room 113. Talks are open to the public.
Weds. Feb. 19
The EarthScope Speaker Series presents
Dr. Corné Kreemer
Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
and Seismological Laboratory of the University of Nevada, Reno
Tuesday, April 22
The Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists Distinguished Lecture
“Reducing Groundwater Impacts from Radioactive Waste”
Dr. Greg Hempen
St. Louis Army Corps of Engineers and URS Corporation
Below is a list of our speakers in Fall 2013.
|Date||Title||Presenter(s) / Organizer(s)||Affliation|
|September 4||"Southwest National Parks Trip"||Martin Helmke and students||WCU|
|September 11||"Managing Your WCU Education Program"||LeeAnn Srogi||WCU|
|September 18||"The Science Common Core in Delaware"||Michael Oberly||Next Generation Science Standards|
|September 25||"Palisades Sill Igneous Petrology"||Karin Block||CUNY|
|October 2||Career Skills Workship||Martin Helmke and other WCU Faculty||WCU|
|October 9||"Hurricane Sandy: An Overview"||Alan Cope||National Weather Service|
|October 16||"Geochemical Taphonomy & Rare-Earth Element Fingerprinting of Vertebrate Fossils"||Dennis Terry||Temple University|
|October 23||"Tropical Mountainous Rivers & Fracking Project"||Steve Goldsmith||Villanova University|
|October 30||NO SEMINAR|
|November 6||Alumni Careers Panel and Open House (5-7 PM)||TBA||WCU|
|November 13||GordonFest||Molly Morrison||National Lands Trust|
|November 20||"Introducing the Sandra F. Pritchard Mather Planetarium"||Karen Vanlandingham||WCU|
|November 27||NO SEMINAR|
|December 4||ACAT Exam for Students||Joby Hilliker||WCU|
A panel of alumni speak to current students Students work on their resumes and interview skills.
about their career paths in industry,
education, and graduate school.