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Undergrad in Antarctica: Elsa Saelens Goes Where Few Others Have Gone

May 19, 2016
Earth Science student Elsa Saelens poses for a picture in frigid Antarctica

Elsa Saelens is a BS student in the School of Earth Sciences. This past summer she had the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to Antarctica with SES professor and director Berry Lyons where she studied the geochemical variations of streams within the dry valleys of McMurdo.

SES Students Taylor Hollis and Brandi Lenz Blog from Field Camp

May 18, 2016
Taylor Hollis and Brandi Lenz are blogging from field camp!

Taylor Hollis and Brandi Lenz, second year Earth Sciences majors, will be blogging from field camp this summer. Their first blog post describes the structural geology field trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains in April. Keep tuned for more about field camp.

SES Student Ally Brady Blogs from SDSM&T Hydro Field Camp

May 4, 2016
Ally Brady making notes in the field

Ally Brady, second year Earth Sciences Honors major doing undergraduate research with Professor Frank Schwartz, will be blogging from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology’s hydrogeology field camp this summer.

New GE course on climate change

March 14, 2016
Planet Earth and El Nino

EARTHSC 1911 is a new general education course that will blend perspectives on climate change from a variety of disciplines.