December 15, 2017

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Congratulations Graduate:

 The Department is proud to announce that Gary Sticht will have his Geology degree conferred during WSU's Commencement Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 15. 

Congratulations, Gary! We wish you the very best in your future.

Come Enjoy the Faraday Lecture:

Michael Faraday, an English scientist who was widely recognized for his contributions to electrochemistry and electromagnetism, hosted Christmas Lectures at London’s Royal Institution from 1825-61. In the spirit of that longstanding tradition, WSU President Charles Wight puts on a top hat and tails and along with the Department of Chemistry channels the spirit of Christmas scientists past, present and future. Learn more here.

Monday, December 18 - 6:00 to 8:00 PM - Tracy Hall Science Center - Atrium

GIS Analyst Position Open at Ogden City:

Ogden City is looking to fill a GIS Analyst Position. Creates, maintains, and distributes maps and map books, charts, graphs, and other geographic documentation, collects and analyzes geographic data, and assists with other cartographic and geographic projects as assigned.

Application deadline is Thursday, Dec. 24. You can view this position here.

GIS Position Open:

The National Geodetic Survey has opened a Geodesist (Regional Advisor) position in Columbus, OH, and Seattle, WA. 

Please follow this link for more information

Tracy Hall Hours of Operation During Semester Break:

Tracy Hall Science Center will be open during the holiday break.

From Saturday, December 16 through Sunday, January 7 the hours will be:
Mon-Sat: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sun: closed

GeoCorps America™ and Geoscientists-In-the-Parks (GIP):

The GSA GeoCorps America™ program and the National Park Service Geoscientists-In-the-Parks (GIP) will have Summer 2018 positions posted in early December.
The Geoscientists-in-the-Parks (GIP) program works with partners to match college students and recent graduates age 18 - 35 years old with short-term, paid, internships with the National Park Service. For full information, click on any of these links, or view their program flyer here.

GSA Geoscience Job Board:

If you haven't already, be sure to take a few moments to search through the GSA Geoscience Job Board, as there are many opportunities for Geoscience students.

These include fellowships, jobs, and internships, and are for positions at GSA and other organizations across the United States.

Last Issue for Fall Semester:

This is the last newsletter issue of Fall 2017.

Watch your inboxes for our first Spring 2018 issue, to be sent out on January 5. 

We'd love to feature your photos as "Photos of the Week" during the Spring Semester, so keep us in mind when you are on field trips, working on research, or out exploring your beautiful earth. Please send your photos to, and indicate where you are, what you are doing & who took the picture. Thanks!

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Photo of the Week:

December graduate Gary Sticht measuring the strike and dip of the Echo Canyon Conglomerate during a Field Methods (GEO 4060) field trip.
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

The Department of Geosciences faculty & staff

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