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Snack & Chat with the Dean

Tuesday, March 22 | 11:30am - 12:30pm | Student Epicenter FASB 104 | Pizza Provided

Graduation 2022 - Regalia

Regalia for graduation is available for pre-order at the campus store, with a pick-up starting Thursday, March 24th.


The unique geology and climate of Utah’s deserts makes them great to simulate the arid terrain of Mars! The Mars Desert Research Station near Hanksville, Utah is home to stations designed to train future astronauts to perform field studies on the surface of the Red Planet.


Department Highlight

Geology and Geophysics

The Department of Geology & Geophysics has a highly successful science communication and outreach program that brings our Earth science graduate students into the Salt Lake City classrooms. Each year, Williamson Science Communication Fellows work with 7th-12th graders from the Salt Lake Center for Science Education (SLCSE) Bryant Middle School. This year, the Fellows took 100 SLCSE students on a field trip to the Great Salt Lake, and hosted the students on the U campus for a variety of hands-on activities in the department. The Fellows also helped 200 students and parents evaluate the water samples from their home at the Citizen Science Water Fair. This Fellowship program provides science communication experience while encouraging diversity in the geosciences. 

Click to visit the williamson fellows page

Opportunities - Clubs

Inclusive Earth: Python Pals | Meets Every Friday | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

 Inclusive Earth recognizes that programming is the lingua franca of the 21st century's STEM workforce. Therefore, IE is proud to present the CMES network Python Pals. We are inclusive of all languages, but are particularly interested in recruiting those interested in streamlining their workflows within Python. We strongly recommend prior programming experience and some proficiency in Python, but for those looking to get started, we can point you to resources. 

click to sign up for python pals

For a current PDF copy of our Earth Weekly bulletin, click here.

Last Updated: 3/4/22