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 31st, 2020
No Seminar

Friday, February 7st, 2020
Michael P. Vandenbergh – David Daniels Allen Distinguished Chair of Law
Vanderbilt University
Title: “Beyond Gridlock: The Private Governance Response to Climate Change”

WEDNESDAY, February 12th, 2020
Alana Albus & Molly Sunderlin
Lafayette College Gateway Career Center
Title: “Maximizing Your Search for Geology and Environmental Jobs and Internships”

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Andrea Stevens Goddard
Rowan University
Title: “Evaluating Tectonic and Climatic Controls on Drainage Organization and Fluvial Sedimentation:  A Study in the Central Andes”

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Michael R. Ackerson
Smithsonian Institution–National Museum of Natural History
Title: TBA

Friday, April 3rd, 2020
No Seminar

Friday, April 10th, 2020
Allie Nagurney (’16)
Virginia Tech
Title: TBA

Friday, April 17th, 2020
Ginny Edgcomb
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
Ocean Discovery Lecture Series – U.S. Science Support Program
Title:  “Life at the Edge of What is Possible:  Microbial Biosignatures in the Lower Oceanic Crust”


Friday, September 11th, 2020
Deb Perrone (’08)
University of California – Santa Barbara
Title: TBA

Past seminars can be found here.