• Geology Winter 2021 newsletter–catch up on the the latest news and updates from the Geology Department!
  • Congratulations to Professor Ray Rogers, named an endowed chair and Macalester’s latest Dewitt Wallace Professor of Geology! (11 February 2020) This is an honor bestowed on a small group of faculty members who are doing amazing work on all fronts – teaching, scholarship, and service to the college and their community. Ray will be giving an inaugural lecture in the future to celebrate the appointment.
  • Geology Spring 2018 Newsletter–all the dirt (and rocks) from the 2017-18 academic year. It was a busy one!
  • Geology Spring 2016-17 Newsletter–Read all about the 2016-17 academic year!

 Past Events


Lacuna Bajada—Geology BBQ

Join the Geology Department for an end-of-year celebration of food and fun in honor of our graduating seniors. Come rain or shine!


Macalester Geology Senior Capstone/Honors Presentations

Come support your 2022 graduating seniors as they present their research.

Stay as long as you can! Schedule is posted in the department so you know who is presenting when. Pizza dinner will be at 5:45 PM.

Congratulations, seniors!


The Return of the Jökulhlaup

The Geology Department is pleased to announce The Return of the Seventeenth Annual Mid-Winter Jökulhlaup (Icelandic for Geology BBQ).

Food,  Fun, Hammer Throw, & More! 


Geology Welcome Back Students Lunch

Welcome back Geology Majors and Minors! Our annual welcome back lunch gives us a chance to catch up with each other, go over important announcements, and discuss departmental business. We'll also have some pizza...