This spring we are pleased to be hosting two speakers from national lecture series.  The talks will take place from 4-5pm in Merion Science Center Room 113.  Talks are open to the public.

Weds. Feb. 19

The EarthScope Speaker Series presents

"The Slow-but-Steady Deformation of the American West: New Constraints from GPS Geodesy"

Dr. Corné Kreemer

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology
and Seismological Laboratory of the University of Nevada, Reno

Tuesday, April 22

The Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists Distinguished Lecture

“Reducing  Groundwater  Impacts from Radioactive Waste”

Dr. Greg Hempen

St. Louis Army Corps of Engineers and URS Corporation


Below is a list of our speakers in Fall 2013.

Date Title Presenter(s) / Organizer(s) Affliation
September 4 "Southwest National Parks Trip" Martin Helmke and students WCU
September 11 "Managing Your WCU Education Program" LeeAnn Srogi WCU
September 18 "The Science Common Core in Delaware" Michael Oberly Next Generation Science Standards
September 25 "Palisades Sill Igneous Petrology" Karin Block CUNY
October 2 Career Skills Workship Martin Helmke and other WCU Faculty WCU
October 9 "Hurricane Sandy: An Overview" Alan Cope National Weather Service
October 16 "Geochemical Taphonomy & Rare-Earth Element Fingerprinting of Vertebrate Fossils" Dennis Terry Temple University
October 23 "Tropical Mountainous Rivers & Fracking Project" Steve Goldsmith Villanova University
October 30   NO SEMINAR  
November 6 Alumni Careers Panel and Open House (5-7 PM) TBA WCU
November 13 GordonFest Molly Morrison National Lands Trust
November 20 "Introducing the Sandra F. Pritchard Mather Planetarium" Karen Vanlandingham WCU
November 27 NO SEMINAR
December 4 ACAT Exam for Students Joby Hilliker WCU


seminar panel         seminar

A panel of alumni speak to current students           Students work on their resumes and interview skills.

      about their career paths in industry,

         education, and graduate school.