John and Mary Louise Riley Geology Lecture Series

The John and Mary Louise Riley Geology Lecture Series is sponsored by the Geology Club, an academic club with the common interest of rocks, fossils, and the Earth. Geology seminars take place in Darwin 128 at noon on Wednesdays. Coffee and cookies will be served. After the talk, all are welcome to join our speaker for an informal lunch at The Overlook on campus.

Fall 2017 Schedule of Events

  • Sept 13 - Enrica Balboni: Environmental and Nuclear Forensic Studies of the Actinide Elements.
  • Sept 27 - Matt James: Collecting Evolution. The Galapagos Expedition that Vindicated Darwin.
  • Oct 11 - Alan Chapman: Geology of the central coast of California
  • Nov 1 - Laura Tait: Strain and Vorticity Analysis of Mid-Crustal Rocks Exhumed Along the Denali Fault in the Eastern Alaska Range
  • Nov 8 - Veronica Astells: Career Opportunities in the Wastewater/Water Resources Field