Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

News Archive

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
The Gamma Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon, the National Honor Society in the Earth Sciences, has received the organization’s national Quality Chapter Award for 2014.  This is the third...

Monday, Oct 28, 2013
The Department of Earth Science with the support of the Iowa Limestone Producers Association are pleased to announce a new learning experience for Iowa's teachers.  Teachers will be able to earn two...

Sunday, Sep 15, 2013
The Earth Science Department now has an Environmental Science B.A. degree available for interested undergraduates.  The degree is centered upon courses in the physical sciences that will help...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013
The University of Northern Iowa chapter of the national Earth Science Honor society, Sigma Gamma Epsilon, has received the organization’s national Quality Chapter Award for 2013. This is the second...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013
This year's Earth Science Update Conference has concluded following a day of information, curriculum development ideas and rock collecting.  UNI faculty, Iowa Geological and Water Survey staff and...

Tuesday, Oct 16, 2012
Dr Chad Heinzel's Environment, Technology and Society course (CAP 3140) in Italy was selected as a Top Pick in the 2012 Abroad101 Study Abroad Rankings by STA Travel. The rankings were determined...

Friday, Oct 5, 2012
This year, the Sunday at the Quarry event will be held on October 7nd, 2012 at the BMC Aggregates’ Morgan Quarry located just west of Dewar, IA on East Donald Road, just east of the intersection of...

Friday, Jul 27, 2012
The Earth Science department was featured prominently in the annual Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium held in Seerley hall at UNI on July 27, 2012.  The keynote speaker was Dr. Lynn Brant,...

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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Wednesday, Mar 14, 2012
The Iowa Limestone Producers Association presented its Educational Achievement Award to UNI's Earth Science Department on February 22, 2012.  The award recognizes the long-standing collaboration...

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