The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Western Michigan University sponsors a Seminar Series, student proposal sessions and thesis and dissertation defenses. In addition to our fall and spring student orientation events, we have two annual events for students, faculty, staff, and alumni - our Advisory Council and Homecoming in October, and our Student Research Showcase and Award Ceremony in April. See the information provided below for a list of dates, topics and descriptions. More details about alumni events are on our Alumni page. Check back frequently for updates!
FALL AND SPRING STUDENT ORIENTATIONS
Check back for spring 2024!
Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held in Rood 1118 on Mondays from 4:00-5:00 pm (Eastern Daylight Time) during the fall and spring semesters. Please check back frequently as we fill the 2023-2024 schedule!
Monday, November 13, 2023: Anthony Kendall, Michigan State University
Monday, January 22, 2024: Andy Jacobson, Northwestern University
Monday, February 12, 2024: Kim Kastens, AGU College of Fellows Distinguished Lecturer (VIRTUAL, see link in Elearning)
Monday, February 26, 2024: Hannah Blatchford, Eastern Michigan University
Monday, March 18, 2024: Juan Carlos de Obseo, MSA Distinguished Lecturer
Friday, October 13, 2023 was our annual Fall Homecoming celebration honoring our Distinguished Alumni and gathering for our social alumni event. Thanks to all of our faculty, staff, students, alumni, and guests that attended!
Friday, April 19, 2024 will be our annual Spring GeoBoree celebration focused on student awards and accomplishments. Faculty, staff, students, alumni, and guests are welcome to join us for all events!