Seminar Series

Each semester, the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences, at Lafayette College, one of the top liberal arts colleges, hosts a weekly seminar series wherein speakers are invited to give a talk to the students and faculty of the department.

Each semester the Department of Geology and Environmental Geosciences hosts a seminar series of invited speakers.  All presentations are on Fridays at 12:00 Noon, in Van Wickle 108, unless otherwise noted.



Friday January 29th, 2016
Paul Myrow
Colorado College
Title: Storm Deposition: Controversies and Insights from the Laboratory, Oceans, and Field

Friday February 5th, 2016
Nick Pyenson
Smithsonian Institution
Paleontological Society Distinguished Lecture Program
Title:  Cetaceans and fish lizards in silico: 3D digitizing over 200 million years of fossil graveyards, from the Atacama to Nevada

**THURSDAY February 18th, 2016 – 7:30PM
Peter Hutchinson
THG Geophysics
Title:  An Accounting and Update of the Deep Water Horizon Disaster Through the Eyes of the Chief Council’s Report, 2011

Friday March 4th, 2016
No Seminar

Friday April 8th, 2016
Derek Pizarro’
Title:  From the Medicine Cabinet to Brownfields: Remediating Heavy Metals with Bath Salts and Antacids


Past seminars can be found here.