The Daily Eastern News

Geology, geography departments open new display

Tony Elias-Cadena, Contributing Writer

February 22, 2019

The geology and geography departments unveiled a new mineral and meteorite display Thursday in the Physical Science Building. The mineral and meteorite display showcases a wide variety of Earth minerals and two space meteorite fragments, as well as a list of accomplishments to NASA geologist Harrison Schm...

Geology, Geography Department to host 2 presenters

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2018

Two geographers will give presentations Thursday at 3:30 p.m. in Room 3040 of the Physical Science Building. The Department of Geology and Geography is hosting Margaret Gripshover and Thomas Bell as part of the department’s colloquium series. Michael Cornebise, the interim associate dean of the College of...

CAA discusses interdisciplinary programs, geology and geography

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

November 2, 2017

A lack of faculty members has left the geology and geography department with some challenges, but they have been working on keeping the program up-to-date, according to Diane Burns, chair of the geology and geography department. Burns presented her programs’ evolution over the past couple of years...

Remembering Alan Baharlou

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief

August 22, 2017

Throughout, and even after, his 25-year tenure at Eastern, many noticed retired geology chair Alan Baharlou’s commitment and involvement at the university. Baharlou helped out at Commencement, was a part of the Annuitants Association, took part in the Faculty Fellows Program and happily volunteered...

CAA to vote on rural studies minor changes

Nick Sineni, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2015

The Council on Academic Affairs will be voting on new courses and to change the rural studies minor for fall 2016 at 2 p.m. Thursday in Room 4440 of Booth Library. The CAA approved the rural studies minor at the end of spring 2015; there have been some revised changes to the minor with the removal...

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