Virginia Batts, a graduating senior (May, 2011) at the Earth and Environmental Sciences department has been awarded the prestigious 2011 Compton Mentor Fellowship. This fellowship promotes innovative project development and implementation in areas of environment and sustainability, and climate change and energy policy among others. This will take Virginia to the western part of [...]
The department of Earth and Environmental sciences is excited to announce that we are now on Facebook. If this doesn’t excite you, then hear this – Dr. Garihan now has a Facebook page too. If you don’t believe me, go and search. Well, we have posted lots of photos from the good old days [...]
The much awaited annual awards ceremony was held last week at Furman University. The following are the EES award winners for the year 2011. Congratulations seniors – keep up the good work. We are proud of all your accomplishments.
Alyssa Wickard – Winner of Earth and Environmental Sciences Research Award, that is given to a [...]
About 35 million years ago, an asteroid or comet nucleus collided with Earth at the present mouth of Chesapeake Bay. The product of this environmental catastrophe, known as the Chesapeake Bay impact structure, is now concealed beneath sediments on the Atlantic continental margin. This 53-mile-wide feature is one of Earth’s largest and best-preserved examples of [...]