Author: Shanan Peters (Professor) Geobadgers disperse far-and-wide during Spring Break each year, and 2019 was no exception. This year, 18 undergrads, 2 grad students, and Prof. Shanan Peters made their way to the Llano Uplift …
Author: Natalie Schmer (B.S. Geoscience and Environmental Science 2019) Greetings GeoBadgers! This is your newly-founded UW-Madison chapter of AWG (Association for Women Geoscientists) and we are really excited to be here! Our goal is to …
Emily Mixon (MS expected 2020, PhD expected 2023) writes about her recent field experience in Southern Volcanic Zone of Chile. Emily uses geochemistry to investigate relationships between volcanism, ice, and past climate.
Nicolas Roberts (PhD expected 2021) studies billion-year old rock formations from a structural perspective. He has spent several months in the vast desert of Western Australia to untangle a unique geologic problem.
Alexandra Valencia Villa (PhD expected 2023) writes about her experiences as a first generation student in the geosciences, and discusses her new initiative (GeoPath) that seeks to connect undergraduate and graduate students through mentorship.
Ethan Parrish (M.S. expected 2019) shares his take on the unity between art and geoscience. Ethan was part of larger effort led by Professor Stephen Meyer to create a multimedia experience for the introductory GEO 100 class in Spring 2018.
Stephen Ball (M.S. expected 2019) shares tales of his experience doing seismic field work at sea, and talks about how the experience led him to seek out internships in the oil and gas industry!