Department of Geosciences

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News Archives

December 2014

Achievements of Students Take Center Stage During Fall Graduation Ceremonies

November 2014

Founding Geosciences Faculty Member Reflects on Campus Journey

Expertise in Math, Natural Sciences Multiplies with Professor Additions

August 2014

Geosciences Lecturer Dives Deep into the Abyss on Pacific Expedition

As University and Enrollment Grow, Services Expand to Make Navigating Campus Easier

July 2014

More than 950 Named to Dean's List for Spring 2014 Semester

June 2014

Science Counselor Earns Campuswide Advisor of the Year Award

May 2014

NSM Honors Teachers, Advisor for Dedication, Service to Students

Family, Friends Celebrate Accomplishments of Newest Graduates

April 2014

University Achieves $200 Million Campaign Goal

Tuesday's Total Lunar Eclipse Ushers in Series of Four

March 2014

Professor Uses Satellite Data, Plant Biology to Track Water Usage

15 Distinguished Faculty Members Honored at Investiture Ceremony

Inspirational, Nobel-Winning Scientist to Deliver Clark Lecture

Opportunity Funds Are Increasingly Popular Way to Support UT Dallas

February 2014

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Adds Expertise to Ranks

January 2014

Industry Support Drives Geosciences Department's Evolution

December 2013

University Remembers Founding Faculty Member Istvan Ozsváth

Rescheduled Graduation Draws Thousands to Honor Fall Class of 2013

July 2013

Mathematician Helps Reveal Mysteries Beneath Earth's Surface

May 2013

NSM Awards Recognize Exemplary Teaching and Staff Service

Solar Flares May Interrupt GPS Navigation, Researcher Says

Professor Uses Language of Math to Describe Natural Phenomena

UT Dallas to Celebrate More Than 3,000 New Grads

April 2013

Sally Ride Festival Draws Hundreds of Budding Scientists

UTeach Dallas Meets Fundraising Challenge, Receives $2 Million

October 2012

School of Natural Sciences and Math Celebratesits Roots in Research Center a Half Century Ago

Investiture Ceremonies to Recognize FacultyHolding Endowed Chairs and Professorships

September 2012

UT Dallas Student Catches Jupiter Fireball on Video

August 2012

Clark Research Program Spans University’s History

July 2012

Geophysics Society to Bestow Highest Honor on Professor

Solar Car Project Shines Light on Camp for High-Schoolers

May 2012

Sky Watchers Await a Rare Celestial Experience

Grad Ceremonies Celebrate Journeys Ending — and Beginning

Student Champion of Environment Wins Udall Award

April 2012

Competition Spotlights Top Undergrad Research

Math and Science Teacher Program Gets a Boost

Realize the Vision: University Celebrates First Campaign

February 2012

Two UT Dallas Papers Honored by Geophysics Society

Researchers Find Rare Life in Pacific Ocean's Depths

Investiture Ceremonies Begin New Tradition

UT Dallas to Honor Faculty in Endowed Chairs, Professorships in Week of Investiture Ceremonies

Sister Institutions Make Plans to Collaborate on Research

January 2012

Largest Ever Cohort Named to Fall Dean’s List

Company’s Investment Benefits Geosciences Students

December 2011

UT Dallas Family, Friends Celebrate Newest Grads

Grant Aids Push to Train Math and Science Teachers

August 2011

Prof Selected to Lead Geological Society of America

Students give to scholarship fund in lieu of birthday gift for professor.

April 2011

Space Summoned 'Elite Scientists' featuring Alumnus James Reilly
(AAPG Explorer)

2011 Department Newsletter

March 2011

UT Dallas Quake Experts Watching Events in Japan and Region

June 2010

NS&M Names Geosciences Prof Outstanding Teacher

January 2010

Haiti Events Offer Insight, Chance to Help

Ancient Volcanic Eruptions Still Taking Lives

December 2009

A Conversation With Robert Rutford

November 2009

UT Dallas Geophysical Consortium at SEG 09

March 2009

Announcing the George McMechan Student Support Fund

Geosciences Grad Students Showcase Research

GeoNews Department Newsletter Volume 1

February 2009

Professor Journeys Once More Into the Deep

August 2008

New Geosciences Dept Head Leads Field Research in Western USA and Southern Italy

Spring '09 Geological Society of America meeting will be hosted at UT Dallas

July 2008

Researchers Link Kidney Stones to Climate Change

University of Idaho Geologist to Head UT Dallas Department of Geosciences

Graduate Student Earns Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) Scholarship

June 2008

Researchers Plan Voyage Near Bottom of Sea

UT Dallas Geology Students Find River Water is Better Than Bottled - At Least in the Rio Gallinas

May 2008

UT Dallas, Louisiana State University, & Univeristy of Idaho Professors Provide Rapid Response to Image Large Texas Sinkhole

April 2008

Kusch Lecture to Study 3-D Imaging of Energy Resources

Geologist Will Give a History Lesson on Dallas

January 2008

U.S. Coal Panel Taps Expertise of Dr. Finkelman

With Moon Dirt in Demand, Business is Booming

Geoscientist Finds Surprise Hidden in the Pacific

November 2007

Announcing the James L. Carter Scholarship Fund

June 2007

Former President Robert Rutford Named President Emeritus at UT Dallas

Geosciences Research Professor Dr. Finkelman invited to be a keynote speaker at Environmin 2007 Conference, in South Africa

UT Dallas Lecturer Develops Earth Science Training Program for Elementary School Teachers

April 2007

Geosciences Students Find Human Skull

Our Changing Greenhouse: The Importance of CO2 (Public Sigma XI Lecture)

Geosciences undergraduate Alex Biholar answers 'Why geology?' in Modest Proposal

New Research Suggests Tidal Motion Influences Flow of The Rutford Ice Stream

March 2007

UT Dallas Geosciences Student Wins SCAUG Student Competition

UT Dallas Geosciences Student Receives 'Best Poster' Award at the AAPG/SEG Student Expo

Antarctic Peak named for Robert Rutford, UT Dallas Professor, Former President

February 2007

UT Dallas Geoscientist Stern to Help Lead International Field Conference in Egypt

December 2006

UT Dallas Geosciences Department Founder Passes Away

July 2006

UT Dallas Geoscientist to Present Findings At 1st International Snowball Earth Conference

June 2006

UT Dallas Geoscientist Helps Convene Wyoming Conference on Plate Tectonics

May 2006

UTD Scientist Co-authors Nature Paper Describing Undersea Volcanic Eruptions

April 2006

Seven UTD Faculty Members Win $584,000 In Texas Advanced Research Program Awards


  • Updated: March 11, 2015