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Jasper Bateman, looking for fossils in the Devonian Silica Shale during a mid-conference field trip, near Milan, MI. Inset photo of student at poster presentation

Geology student, professor attend paleontological conference

Jasper Bateman, a rising sophomore Geology major from Buffalo, NY, and Associate Professor of Geology and Environmental Sciences Thomas Hegna presented their respective research at...

Rachel Echevarria, who has majors in Environmental Sciences and Geology, in the Gilman Minerology and Petrology Lab in Houghton Hall Room 132.

Echevarria wins Sigma Xi second place award for research

Rachel Echevarria, a senior from Fredonia, NY, majoring in Environmental Sciences and Geology, won second place (and a cash prize) in the undergraduate division at...

Reginal Spiller and Tim Zulawski head shots

Commencement speakers include distinguished alumni

Distinguished SUNY Fredonia alumni — Reginal “Reg” Spiller, who is President and CEO of Azimuth Energy LLC and CEO of subsidiary Azimuth GIS-E, and Tim...

Hayden Backus at the scanning electron microscope (SEM) in Houghton Hall

Geology major Hayden Backus receives prestigious DOE fellowship

Hayden Backus, a senior Geology major from Westfield, NY, has been awarded a prestigious Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship by the U.S. Department of Energy.

Dr. Wentao Cao

Cao co-author of newly published research in North-East Greenland

Assistant Professor Wentao Cao had his research paper, “Exhumation of an Ultrahigh-Pressure Slice from the Upper Plate of the Caledonian Orogen – A Record from...

Dr. Sierra Brown

Alumna combines science and heritage in work and talk

SUNY Fredonia alumna Dr. Sierra (Wiegman) Brown will give the talk, “From Planetary Geochemistry to Indigenous Environmental Policy: Charting Career Paths Across the Cosmos with...

Hayden Backus presents his research

Geology students, faculty present at Northeast Geological Society of America meeting

Students and faculty in the Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences presented research at the 2024 Geological Society of America (GSA) Northeastern (NE) Section Meeting...

Buffalo Geological Society seal

Students, faculty to host booth at annual gem and mineral show

SUNY Fredonia students and faculty from the Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences will host an outreach booth at the Buffalo Geological Society’s 54th annual...

Dr. Thomas Hegan at computer

Geologist to offer lectures in March

Dr. Thomas Hegna of the Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences will deliver a lecture in-person in Denver, CO, “Tales told by Trilobites” at the...

Dr. Courtney Wigdahl-Perry, Dr. Matthew Lanning

Learn about environmental summer jobs, internships at workshop

Summer job and internship opportunities will be introduced at a workshop conducted by Biology and Geology and Environmental Sciences faculty on Tuesday, Feb. 13.