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Archive – June 2011

Assistant Professors Frederik Simons and Adam Maloof successfully returned from their trip to Cyprus where they went on a scouting expedition to prepare for their upcoming Freshman Seminar 171. The trip lasted from June 9 through June 15. The seminar’s title "Earth's Environments & Ancient Civilizations” betrays its mission: to find locations that will engage students to examine the interplay between active tectonic landscapes, changing climate, and ancient civilizations.
GeoGrad Reunion - Hosted at Princeton University by the Department of Geosciences and the Graduate School. Open to all graduate alumni/ae.
Professor Tullis Onstott, the Geomicrobiology Group, and Professor Gaetan Borgonie, University of Ghent, are responsible for the discovery of the 0.5-millimeter-long Halicephalobus mephisto or "devil worm."