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geological sciences field courses
Volcanoes of the Eastern Sierra Nevadas field course

volcanoes of the eastern sierra nevadas

Field course at Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania

field geology and paleoanthropology in tanzania

G420 Regional Tectonic field trip

regional tectonic
field trip

G429 Field Course

field geology in the rocky mountains

Summer field courses at the IU Geologic Field Station

geology, hydrology, and geochemistry
in the rocky mountains


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IU Paleontology Collection Open House

April 30, 2016: The Department of Geological Sciences is hosting an Open House to celebrate the re-opening of the Indiana University Paleontology Collection. The event on April 30 will be open to the general public, and will feature Dr. Bill Ausich, a noted paleongologist and IU Alumnus as the keynote speaker. The Collection is a research-focused repository for fossil specimens from Indiana and around the world operated by the Department of Geological Sciences, and is now housed on the 5th floor of the Geology building. More information and schedule of activities.Also, read an article in Inside IU Bloomington

Curiosity Rover: IU Geological Sciences Mars research

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If you would like to donate to IU Geological Sciences, click on "Give Now" to view the opportunities for supporting the Department, including the Mary Iverson Graduate Fellowship.

Events and Outreach

  • April 30: IU Paleontology Collection Open House. Activities for the public begin at 1:00 p.m. in the Geology building lobby.

Colloquia Information |

  • May 2: Final exam week, no colloquium. Colloquia will resume in the fall.

Sigma Gamma Eplilon offers Tutoring In Geological Sciences

SGE tutoring sessions are held every Monday, 5-7 pm in G220. Contact Jeremiah Mickey for more information.

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