Entries tagged with ‘Geology’

Jackson Miest ’24

“The professors have given me the opportunity to experience a wide variety of studies and research, allowing me to make a better career decision for my future and helping me be more accurate with what I want to focus on in life.” Always having been passionate about the outdoors, Jackson has found many valuable experiences […]

Lucy Peterson ’24

“The EGE Department has a very open and welcoming community. Geology is a smaller major, so everyone knows each other pretty well, but in my opinion, that only makes for  a more comfortable environment.” Growing up spending most of her time outside, Lucy was inclined to pursue a major that could allow her to make […]

Emily Ford ’15

“Emily Ford thought she knew winter. Then she thru-hiked the Ice Age Trail. In February. With only a sled dog, Diggins.” Post-holing. It’s when you hike through deep snow without skis or snowshoes. Imagine stomping your leg into crusted snow up to your knee, then doing the same with your other leg, then pulling the […]

Professor Erik Gulbranson

“In one of the coldest places on Earth—and 250 million years in the past—he predicts the future of our planet.” Oppressive cold. Deafening silence. Never ending day (or night). Low atmospheric pressure that warps the human body. Nevertheless, Professor Gulbranson and his international colleagues have ventured to Antarctica five times over the past decade to […]

Professor Julie Bartley

The faculty point person for the Nobel Hall expansion and renovation reflects on tending to it. She wasn’t exactly the faculty “leader” on the Nobel Hall of Science expansion and renovation. She was more of a guide, a chaperone, an escort. Call her the “faculty shepherd.” The Geology and Environmental Studies professor carried no crook, […]