Geosciences at Virginia Tech

News and Events

Recent News and Announcements

Monday, September 29th, 2014
Paleontologists find evidence for dinosaur predator interaction

Thursday, September 25th, 2014
New evidence of ancient multicellular life sets evolutionary timeline back 60 million years

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
Rick Law was elected a Fellow of the Geological Society of America

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
NASA Mars Science Laboratory lead to give public seminar Fri. May 16

Friday, May 9th, 2014
Chief scientist for NASA Mars Science Laboratory Mission to receive Virginia Tech Graduate Alumni Achievement Award for 2014

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
Southeastern Section, Geological Society of America at Virginia Tech, April 2014

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014
Winter 2014 Museum Public Program: What is a Dinosaur? Unravelling the origins of "terrible lizards". Dr. Sterling Nesbitt

Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Fall 2013 Museum Public Program: A “New” Perspective on Southwest Virginia Geology: Stories from Rivers. Dr. Philip Prince.

Friday, September 13th, 2013
Museum GeoFair and Mineral Sale Saturday, Sept. 28 from 10-4!

Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Matt Steele-MacInnis selected as the 2013 Outstanding Doctoral Student in the College of Science

Upcoming Events

Saturday, October 4th, 2014 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
GeoFair and Mineral Sale during the Virginia Science Festival

Monday, January 5th, 2015 at 11:59 PM – Sunday, February 1st, 2015 at 12:00 AM
Graduate application deadline date change

Fall 2004 Geosciences Magazine cover

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Geosciences Magazine, published twice yearly, contains information for faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends of the department. You can read issues online or request a printed copy.