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News & Events

  1. Summer Bridge provides rich and inspiring experience for aspiring women scientists  »

    7/20/2016

    There was no fishing from the Summer Bridge or dangling one’s feet into the drifting current on a warm sunny day.

  2. RU Geology student earns professional recognition and experience »

    10/13/2015

    Senior geology major Robert Huber was recognized as a Martin L. Stout Scholarship recipient at the annual meeting of the Association of Engineering and Environmental Geologists (AEG). 

  3. Final 2015 Museum of Earth Sciences Lecture probes landmark disappearance »

    4/15/2015

    Radford University Geology Professor Skip Watts and Geology Lab Coordinator George Stephenson explored the case of the disappearing Mountain Lake for the Museum of the Earth Sciences Lecture on April 7 in the Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium.

  4. Geology professional association gathering features RU research »

    4/1/2015

    Radford University geology students and faculty presented talks and poster sessions of original research at the 2015 annual conference of the Southeastern Section of the Geological Society of America (GSA) in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

  5. Sojourn to technological innovator engages RU geology professor »

    5/29/2014

    For Parvinder Sethi, applying emergent technology to teaching is as much a joy as the landscape that makes up the world's geology.

  6. Regional geology professional association conference features RU presentations »

    4/2/2014

    Radford University geology students and faculty will present talks or poster sessions of original research at the 68th annual conference of the Southeast Section of the Geological Society of America (GSA) April 10-11 at Virginia Tech.

  7. South American gold and diamond prospector lectures on Dec. 3  »

    11/18/2013

    The final lecture in the Fall 2013 Museum of the Earth Sciences lecture series will feature "Searching for El Dorado" by Ed Blackford, operations manager of Diamond Hole Mining Company.

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