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WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
WCNR - Whats Your Path?
...recruiters tell us that our students are the best kept secret in the Rocky Mountains, but the secret seems to be out – we’re not turning out students fast enough to meet the demand. - Sally Sutton

Students gain hands-on skills through course work, field work, internships, and volunteer work. Students apply what they learn, and develop important skills essential to the work that they will pursue after graduation.

The Geosciences program permits individual attention and strong student-professor interaction. Classes are made interactive by field trips, visiting speakers, and informal career discussions.
 

This Earth is Calling video will make you want to become a Geoscientist!
Nanoparticle research may aid oil recovery, tracking of fracking chemicals
Two Colorado State University researchers are examining how nanoparticles move underground: knowledge that could eventually help improve recovery in oil fields and discover where hydraulic fracking chemicals travel.

William Sanford, associate professor in the Department of Geosciences, and Vivian Li, assistant professor in the Department of Design and Merchandising, and are trying to find patterns in how certain nanoparticles move underground. ...more

Geosciences Student Wins Prestigious Grants to Research Yukon Basin
 After a field season of research in Alaska’s wilderness, Colorado State University graduate student Katherine Liningerfound out that she had been awarded the prestigious Horton Research Grant from the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Hydrology section. The $10,000 grant came as a surprise to the humble yet diligent student who plans to use the money to fund her next season of research in Alaska. READ MORE
Researching Fire and Ice at the Bottom of the World
Thanks to new technology, researchers will have the first glimpse of the earth below the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica, filling a gap in our understanding of the Antarctic continent that lies beneath a 1000-foot thick expanse of floating ice the size of Texas.
Research in Antarctica is novel to Colorado State University Geosciences Ph.D. student Rob Anthony in a number of ways. ...more

 
Wohl Receives Top University Honor
Ellen Wohl, professor of geosciences in the Warner College of Natural Resources, has received the Scholarship Impact Award, one of the highest faculty honors at Colorado State University.

Given by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Scholarship Impact Award comes with a $10,000 grant to support the recipient's research. 
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