Stories about "Geology"
Cheers for the Chairs: Dykstra Eusden ’80 appointed to Whitehouse Professorship

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 11:56 am

Eusden is an intrepid field scientist who brings his students into the world so they can see, discover, learn from, and record geologic history.

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.

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