July 2020: Begum Kurtoglu Passes Defense!
Congratulations to Begum Kurtoglu for successfully defending her M.S. thesis. She did an outstanding job on her thesis and the defense presentation. We are all so proud and excited for her. Great job!
May 2020: Graduate Research Grant Award!
Kim Moore (1 year Ph.D. student) has been awarded a student research grant from the Geological Society of America. Shout out to Kim on writing a great proposal and getting this funded on her first shot! Her project is titled: "Time-temperature history and the development and demise of the Sevier hinterland plateau".
April 2020: Undergraduate Research Grant Award!
Daniel Shi (B.S. in Geological Sciences) has been awarded student research grant from the North-Central Section of Geological Society of America. Kudos to Daniel on writing an excellent proposal! His senior/honors thesis project is titled: "Detrital zircon provenance constraints on the depositional setting of the Eagle Mountain Formation and implications for reconstructions of Basin and Range extension".
March 2020: Graduate Research Grant Awards!
Begum Kurtoglu (2nd year M.S. student) and Kenny Edge (1st year M.S. student) have been awarded student research grants from the AAPG Foundation, Grants-in-Aid program. Begum's thesis project is titled: "Constraining space-time strain paths of the Panamint and Cottonwood Mountains, California, through low-temperature thermochronology". Kenny's thesis project is titled: "Viability of conodonts as geochronometers". Congratulations to them both on writing terrific proposals!
September 2019: GSA Phoenix, AZ
Begum Kurtoglu, M.S. student, presenting her thesis research at the Geological Society of America annual meeting in Phoenix, AZ in September.