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, February 8th, 2019
Molly Sunderlin and Alana Albus
Lafayette College Gateway Career Center
Title: “Maximizing your Search for Geology and Environmental Jobs and Internships”

Friday, February 22nd, 2019
Dustin Morris ’17
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
Title: “Cap Carbonate Sequence Post-dating the Neoproterozoic Marinoan Glacial Deposits, Naukluft Mountains, Namibia”

Friday, March 1st, 2019
Sidney Hemming
Columbia University – Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
Ocean Discovery Lecture Series – U.S. Science Support Program
Title:  “Toward a 5 million year record of the Greater Agulhas Current System”

Friday, March 8th, 2019
Sarah Allen
Pennsylvania State University
Title:  Reconstructing the paleoecology and paleoclimatology of an Early Eocene site in southwestern Wyoming using plant fossils

Friday, March 29th, 2019
Scott Samson
Syracuse University
Title:  Do you tell the truth about your age? When sediments lie….

Friday, April 5th, 2019
Rachel Griffiths ’14
Environmental Protection Agency
Title:  “How I Became an Environmental Geologist in the Concrete Jungle”

Friday, April 12th, 2019
Erin Kraal
Kutztown University
Title:  “Missions peer into atmospheres across the solar system”

Friday, April 26th, 2019
Elizabeth Graybill ’10
Geologist/Mining Engineer – RHI Magnesita
Title:  “How I Accidentally Became a Mining Engineer”

Past seminars can be found here.