Stories about "Geology"
John Creasy, who ushered in the thriving modern era for geology at Bates, dies at age 71

Monday, June 26, 2017 2:01 pm

“We were in awe of him, but his intensity was contagious. There was so much respect for him: I wanted to work my butt off to impress John, to achieve for John.”

Look What We Found: Mike Retelle’s walrus skull

Friday, March 31, 2017 8:00 am

“The walrus is a really strange story,” Retelle says.

When students unplug, what happens? (Hint: they like it)

Friday, September 16, 2016 11:07 am

What happens when students unplug? For that, we hear from 14 students who spent a stretch of time offline during their Short Term fieldwork in the Northern Rocky Mountains.

Picture story: Short Term geology trek out West finds getting there is half the reward

Friday, July 22, 2016 10:42 am

Jake Atwood ’19 saw pictures of what his first Short Term might look like. He thought, “This is exactly what I came to Bates to do.”

Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:00 pm

From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.

Summer Student Work: Paige Guevarra ’18 gets to the heart of glass as geology assistant

Friday, August 21, 2015 8:15 am

Here’s what it is like to spend the summer as a funded research assistant in a Bates geology lab.

New confocal microscope is a ‘future-proof’ game-changer

Thursday, January 15, 2015 3:38 pm

Bates College is now home to a state-of-the-art confocal microscope, only the second of its kind in the state, that professors call a "game-changer" for student learning and faculty research.

Dead clams talking: $337,000 grant supports clamshell-climate research

Monday, October 27, 2014 1:31 pm

An oceanographer and a geologist at Bates have received a National Science Foundation grant to create a 1,000-year record of changing sea and climate conditions in the Norwegian Arctic.

Bates welcomes new faculty: Geneviève Robert, geology

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 8:48 am

Geneviève Robert, an assistant professor of geology who started at Bates in August, researches the rheology -- the factors that influence the flow -- of volcanic molten rock.

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Friday, May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Videographer Sarah Crosby transports you to Cranberry Isles for brief moments of geology, kayaking and camaraderie.

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