Geology

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Why Geology at Mac?

Whether studying glacial lakes in Montana, the geochemistry of rocks in Minnesota, or dinosaurs in Madagascar, students in the Macalester Geology Department creatively examine the history and nature of Earth, frequently combining disciplines such as biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics.

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    Department News

    2015 graduating seniors shared their Capstone Research on Friday, 10 April in 100 OLRI.  

    Five Geology seniors are presenting the results of their research at the Keck Geology Consortium meeting 24-26 April 2015 at Union College in Schenechtady, NY. 

    Charlie Andrews, Geologist-in-Residence at Carleton College presented a talk entitled, "What happens to Science in the Courtroom - Perspective from a Groundwater Expert."