Monthly Archives: February 2015

Earth Sciences Graduate Receives Outstanding Alumni Award

Congratulations to Bill and Mary Moran, recipients of the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award in the College of Arts and Sciences. Bill Moran graduated with a degree in political sciences in 1972, and Mary received her degree in geology in 1973. … Continue reading

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Expedition Earth: A STEM Center Earth Science Event

This past October, the earth science program hosted their largest outreach event to date, Expedition Earth, sponsored by the TTU STEM Center. Over the course of two days, more than 270 k-12 students and their families learned about earth science … Continue reading

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2014 Field Trip to Gordonsville Mine

Mineralogy and petrology students during fall 2014 were excited to go underground at Gordonsville Mine accompanied by a special guest: TTU President Phil Oldham. Led by Dr. Leimer, the group departed campus at 7:30am and drove 40 miles to the zinc … Continue reading

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Earth Science Partners with Mechanical Engineering to Build Physical Models

Over the last two years, the Earth Science department has partnered with Mechanical Engineering to construct physical models. These collaborations provide opportunities for both programs: ME senior students gain valuable design and construction experience while geology students benefit from physical models … Continue reading

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