Cathleen Doherty Accepted into Summer 2024 SAS Curriculum Development Program

  Cathleen Doherty was accepted into the SAS Curriculum Development Program Summer 2024 cohort to develop an online asynchronous course called Mission to Moon and Beyond! She will create an accessible online adaptation of Geology of Moon and Planets, and is excited to incorporate current research...

Dr. Bob Kopp Receives Fellowship from Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Dr. Bob Kopp has received a 2024 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for his work on climate change. From the Guggenheim Foundation, “the Class of 2024 Guggenheim Fellows was tapped on the basis of prior career achievement and exceptional promise.” "Humanity faces some...

Dr. Anya Hess Receives the Outstanding Doctoral Student Merit and Achievement Award

Anya Hess, our newest PhD alumna, received the following message from the School of Graduate Studies: “We are pleased to inform you that your nomination for the Outstanding Doctoral Student Merit and Achievement Award was selected to receive the award. The review committee that evaluated the...

Amelia Ascione Awarded Presidential Fellowship for Planetary Science PhD

Amelia Ascione received the Presidential Fellowship at Northern Arizona University (NAU)! Amelia will be pursuing her PhD in Planetary Science at NAU. We are wishing you the best!

Olivia Rebernik Recognized with Outstanding Senior Award

Congratulations to Olivia Rebernik for her Outstanding Senior Award from the Rutgers Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences! Olivia is a Marine Science major with a concentration in Marine Geology, and she has been taking many of our courses and has been working with Dr. Ken Miller and Dr. Jim...

Tonya Johnson is Thanked for her Fantastic Contributions at Rutgers SAS

  Our Business Manager, Ms. Tonya Johnson (formerly Rufus), received accolades from The School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) as a staff member who was “recognized by colleagues for their fantastic contributions in the month of February”. Tonya is doing double duty since January 1. Congratulations and thank you for...

Yair Rosenthal's Proposal Approved by the National Science Foundation!

  Congratulations to Yair Rosenthal who received news from National Science Foundation (NSF) that his proposal “Collaborative Research: Long term perspective on the Holocene CO2 Conundrum: the role of Southern Westerly Winds” will be funded. This is an extension of Dr. Hailey Riechelson’s...

Alissa Madera is an Affiliate of the Artemis 3 Geology Team!

Alissa Madera has become an affiliate of the Artemis 3 Geology Team! She and her team are working on the preliminary science for lunar formation and early evolution. The team had their first in-person meeting two weeks ago, and photos are included below!  Alissa was also joined by Dr. Katherine...