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Student looking at laptop Rocky Mountain Rendezvous 2021

July 15, 2021 — he 2021 Rocky Mountain Rendezvous sponsored by The University of Wyoming's Department of Geology and Geophysica and School of Energy Resources will take place virtually on Monday, September 20 & Tuesday September 21, 2021. Student registration opens Monday, August 2 at 9 am MST.

Dr Susan Swapp Dr. Susan Swapp named a Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) Fellow

April 14, 2021 — Dr. Susan Swapp has been named a Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) Fellow. The SEG is an international society with a focus on the field of economic geology. Congratulations, Susan!

Tom Minckley Running the Colorado River Professor Tom Minckley and lead-artist Patrick Kikut (Visual and Literary Arts) still collaborating on the 2019 SCREE Expedition

February 8, 2021 — The Sesquicentennial Colorado River Exploring Expedition (SCREE) project, led by University of Wyoming geology & geophysics Professor Tom Minckley, is a collective group of artists, authors, conservationists and scholars who will engage with citizens along the Colorado River corridor to consider visions for the future of the region. Nearly two years after Minckley and Kikut ended their trip on the shores of Lake Mead, they are still working on this expedition, through painting, writing, and outreach that comes from trying to look at a socio-ecosystem whole as they did with the Colorado River Basin.

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

February 1, 2021 — The department tops College Factual’s “Best Geological and Earth Sciences Colleges for the Money” rankings with the department's geology degrees ranking as the best major at UW.

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