On Monday, August 25, there will be a departmental orientation at 12:10 p.m. in CHCB 304 for all faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and staff. Pizza and beverages will be provided, and everyone will have the opportunity to meet our new graduate students.
On Friday, June 27, at 8:10 a.m. in CHCB 304, Nick Silverman will give his dissertation presentation entitled “A Study of Hydroclimatic Dynamics in Mountain Landscapes.”
Toby Meierbachtol will give his dissertation presentation on Tuesday, June 24, at 10:10 a.m. in CHCB 304. His talk is entitled “Ice Dynamics Over a Land-Terminating Sector of Western Greenland.”
On Monday, June 23, at 2:10 p.m. in CHCB 304, Erika Colaiacomo will give her thesis presentation entitled “Downstream Spatial and Temporal Response to Dam Removal, White Salmon River, Washington.”
On Monday, May 5, at 4:10 p.m. in CHCB 304, Yelebe Amere, Ph.D. Candidate, Geosciences, will give a talk entitled “Beyond the Boundaries: Exploring Tectonics at the Heart of the Continent.” Following Yelebe’s presentation, Nicholas Silverman, Ph.D. Candidate, Geosciences, will give a presentation entitled “Disentangling Hydrologic Trends in the Pacific Northwest.”
The 2014 main UM Commencement Ceremony will be held in Washington-Grizzly Stadium at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 17. All candidates for degrees are to meet at the Oval at 8:45 a.m.
The Geosciences Department’s ceremony will begin at 11:30 a.m. in Charles Clapp 304 NOT at 2:00 p.m. as listed in the Registrar’s 2014 commencement announcement. The graduation picnic will follow at 12:30 on the lawn south east of the Charles Clapp building. Hamburgers, hot dogs, beverages, plates, and utensils will be provided. Please bring a hot dish, salad, or dessert to share.
Please let Lorene Skeel ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) know as soon as possible if you will be participating in the departmental ceremony (cap and gown are optional for our ceremony). You may participate in commencement even if you will be graduating in summer or fall 2014. All participating graduates should complete the attached questionnaire and return it to Lorene by May 5. Questionnaire
On Monday, April 21, at 4:10 p.m. in CHCB 304, Mitch Plummer, Idaho National Laboratory, Earth and Water Sciences, will give a presentation entitled “Reconstructing Paleoclimatic Conditions via Inverse Modeling of Alpine Glaciers.”
On Monday, April 14, at 4:10 p.m. in CHCB 304, T. Hutch Jobe, Vice-President, Geoscience and Exploration, SM Energy, will give a presentation entitled “SM Energy – Current North American Conventional and Unconventional Hydrocarbon Plays and Exploration Strategies.”
On Monday, April 7, at 4:10 p.m. in CHCB 304, Michael Thorne from the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Utah will give a talk entitled “Tectonics of the Deepest Mantle.”
Monday, March 24, at 4:10 p.m. in CHCB 304, Brian Yanites, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Idaho, will give a talk entitled “Quantifying Controls on Glacial Landscape Evolution.”