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.


September 8, 2023
Lafayette College Geology Majors
Title: “Our Summer Experiences in the Earth and Environmental Fields”

September 15, 2023
Tom Hale
University of Delaware
Title:  “The Mineral-Security Nexus”

September 22, 2023
Juliane Gross
Rutgers University
Title:  “To the Moon: From Apollo to Artemis, and what we can learn from rocks”

October 13, 2023
Lafayette College Geology Staff
Title:  “Life In and After Lafayette Geology”

October 20, 2023
Jeffrey Vervoort (*AGU College of Fellows Distinguished Lecture*)
Washington State University
Title:  “The Growth of Earth’s Earliest Crust”

October 27, 2023
Multiple Presentations on the History of Geology in New Jersey
Geological Association of New Jersey
*Talks occur in Marlo Room, Farinon Center*

November 10, 2023
Claire Zurkowski (*Mineralogical Society of America Distinguished Lecturer*)
Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Title:  “Mysteries Beyond our Solar System: Characterizing the Mineralogical Building Blocks of multi-Earth Mass Exoplanets”

November 17, 2023
Caitlyn Dempsey
Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
General Topic:  Environmental Consulting in Urban Areas

December 1, 2023
Annie Mailloux
Rutgers University
General Topic:  TBA

Past seminars can be found here.