Geosciences at Virginia Tech

News and Events

Recent News and Announcements

Thursday, January 7th, 2016
Dr. Hochella selected as SCHEV Outstanding Faculty

Thursday, December 10th, 2015
Researchers discover fossil samples of ancient, microscopic worms dating back 530 million years

Thursday, December 10th, 2015
Position Search: Professor and Head of Geosciences

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015
Don Rimstidt elected Fellow of AAAS

Friday, October 2nd, 2015
Pigment from fossils reveals color of extinct mammals

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
Nanotechnology expertise earns Virginia Tech a place in National Science Foundation network

Friday, July 24th, 2015
Ben Gill highlighted for Nature article on early oxygen levels

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015
Robert J. Bodnar named Honorary Fellow of the Geological Society of India

Monday, July 20th, 2015
Esteban Gazel recognized as Scholar of the Week

Monday, July 20th, 2015
VT chapter of AAPG to receive grant

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 from 5:15 PM – 6:30 PM
Research a la Mode Presentation: Ancient volcanic events of the Pacific Plate: messages from the Earth's mantle

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 at 8:30 AM – Friday, February 26th, 2016 at 5:00 PM
GSRS 2016

Saturday, May 14th, 2016 from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Geosciences Commencement 2016

Fall 2004 Geosciences Magazine cover

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