Spring Semester, 2018

Fridays, 3:30 pm in Braunstein 300 (unless otherwise noted)

Refreshments after Colloquium in the Rug Room, Geology-Physics room 513

Coordinator: Dylan Ward,

Colloquium Spring Semester 2018


Colloquium Information

Topic Information

Aug. 31

Sarah Hammer; Kate Cosgrove; Geology faculty, staff, and students

Lab safety presentation, graduate finances, new student mixer

Refreshments: Sheehan

Sep. 7

Matt Covington, University of Arkansas

Host: Ward

"Understanding the impacts of increasing meltwater on the motion of the Greenland Ice Sheet"

Refreshments: Gangidine

Sep. 14

Catherine (Cam) Macris, IUPUI

Host: Czaja

"Using diffusion in tektites to investigate impact plume dynamics"

Refreshments: Bosch

Sep. 21



Sep. 28

Jess Conroy, University of Illinois

Host: Yanes 

"Paleohydrology and paleowind directions from last glacial loess deposits"

Refreshments: ?

Oct. 5

James Pokines, Boston University

Host: Miller

"Forensic examination of the A. sediba skeletons from Malapa, South Africa"

Refreshments: Parker

Oct. 12

No Colloquium

(Reading Days)

Oct. 19

Paula Figueiredo, UC

"Geochronology as a tool for Active Tectonics"

Refreshments: Cesta

Oct. 24 


Brian McGill, University of Maine

Host: Miller/Potochnik

TBA (Macroecology)

Lunch Seminar; time and room TBA

Nov. 2

No Colloquium 

(GSA Preparation)


Nov. 9

Geology faculty, staff, and students

GSA Recap and Discussion 513 Geol-Phys (Rug Room)

Refreshments: Sivapalan

Nov. 16


Henriette Linge, University of Bergen

Host: Owen

TBA (Glacial geology)

Refreshments: Hannon

Nov. 23

No Colloquium

(Thanksgiving break)


Nov. 30

Audrey Sawyer, Ohio State

Host: Soltanian

TBA (Hydrogeology)

Refreshments: ?