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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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