Welcome to the 7th Annual MSU Earth Sciences Colloquium!

April 5-6, 2012
This event is held to highlight student research in the Earth Sciences Department. Undergraduate and Graduate students working in the Earth Sciences (Geology, Geography, Paleontology, and Snow Science) present posters and oral presentations on their current research. This event is organized by the student body and is open for anyone to attend. Prizes are awarded for the best oral and poster presentations. The event has been a huge success in the past, attracting attendees from all over the country and from a variety of industries.
2012 Schedule of Events
Thursday, April 5, 2012 - MSU SUB Ballroom D
3:30 pm    Poster Setup Available
4:15 pm    Poster Session
4:30 pm    Icebreaker
6:30 pm    Dinner
7:00 pm    Welcome and Department Awards Ceremony
7:30 pm    Keynote Speaker - Rich Aram, ConocoPhillips
                  "Career Advice for Life after Grad School"
Friday, April 6, 2012 - Gaines Hall 101
8:30 am      Presenter Breakfast (Gaines Hall 043)
9:30 am      Oral Presentations - Session I
10:45 am    Break
11:00 am    Oral Presentations - Session II
12:00 pm    Lunch (Gaines Hall 043)
12:45 pm    Professional in Science Invited Lecturer -
                    Edmond Deal, MBMG
                    "Science and Public Policy"
1:30 pm      Oral Presentations - Session III
2:30 pm      Break
2:45 pm      Oral Presentations - Session IV
3:45 pm      Closing Remarks and Presenter Awards

Award Recipients
MAGIP GIS Award - Jeff Hedstrom
Best Poster (Undergraduate) - Hannah Susorney
Best Poster (Graduate) - Nick Atwood & Terra Spotts
Best Oral Presentation (Undergraduate) - Nate Carroll
Best Oral Presentation (Graduate) - Robyn Wooldrige
E-mail the Colloquium Planning Committee: msu.earthsciences.colloquium@gmail.com

Subpages (1): 2012 Abstract Form