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Western Michigan Hydrogeology Field Course Prepares Students For Field Work
June 15, 2015| Environmental Monitor
The six-week long summer Hydrogeology Field Course educates, provides hands-on vocational training, and prepares students for careers in the geosciences.

Geosciences adds augmented reality sandbox to Schmaltz Museum
Jan. 10, 2015| WMU News
The AR sandbox is a hands-on exhibit combining a real sandbox with virtual topography.

Geosciences alumni recognized for groundwater industry contributions
Dec. 10, 2014| CSUF News
The National Ground Water Association is awarding Dr. W. Richard Laton for his outstanding service.

Geosciences professor to receive Distinguished Service Award
April 28, 2014| The Geochemical Society
The Geochemical Society is awarding Distinguished Service Award to  Dr. Carla Koretsky.

WMU partners with energy company to inject carbon dioxide underground, flush out leftover oil
March 18, 2014| Mlive News
WMU Geosciences facilitates economic development in Michigan.

New director named for Michigan Geological Survey
Nov. 7, 2013 | WMU News
Mr. John A. Yellich has been appointed as the director of the Michigan Geological Survey at Western Michigan University.

WMU research facility assists in rediscovery of rare mineral deposit
Sept. 10, 2013 | WMU News
Western Michigan University's Michigan Geological Repository for Research and Education has discovered a long-forgotten mineral deposit located under two West Michigan counties.

Road salt causing dramatic changes in southwest Michigan lakes
Sept. 18, 2013 | Environmental monitor
Professor of geosciences and her students study the environmental changes caused by road salt in southwest Michigan lakes.  


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