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College Factual Ranks UW Department of Geology and Geophysics best value for money

May 8, 2019 — The department tops College Factual’s “2019 Best Geological and Earth Sciences Colleges for the Money” rankings with the department's geology degrees ranking as the best major at UW.

Nathan Swain Graduate Student Nathan Swain receives two grants

May 7, 2019 — MS student Nathan Swaim received a Graduate Student Fellowship from the Society of Economic Geologists and a GSA Graduate Student Research Grant

Kim Lau Welcome to Professor Kim Lau

February 14, 2019 — Professor Kim Lau (Ph.D. Stanford) recently joined us from the University of California Riverside. Kim studies the causes and consequences of environmental change on life and biogeochemical cycles, using the geochemistry of ancient sedimentary rocks.

Carol Frost climbing through dead fall trees Carol Frost Elected Vice President of the Mineralogical Society of America

February 13, 2019 — Congratulations to Professor Carol Frost who has just been elected as Vice President of the Mineralogical Society of America for 2019. Congratulations Carol.

Ken Sims geology professor Discovery of an isotopically distinct Zealandia-Antarctic mantle domain in the Southern Ocean

February 6, 2019 — UW Department of Geology and Geophysics Professor Ken Sims and recent Ph.D. graduate Sean Scott are co-authors of an article, “An isotopically distinct Zealandia-Antarctic mantle domain in the Southern Ocean,” published by the scientific journal Nature Geoscience in January.

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