Colloquium Series


Join us for our weekly Geology Colloquium Series, typically scheduled at 12PM on Thursdays. All in-person presentations will be held at at the Beren Petroleum Conference Center, in Slawson Hall, Room G192. The colloquiums to be hosted virtually will be held via Zoom. All are welcome to attend. 

There is a "Register in advance" option for colloquiums hosted virtually. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  

Fall 2021 Schedule

8/26/21: Colloquium Welcome, IBA Team Awards, Geology Student Groups. Beren Conference Center, Slawson Hall, Room G192 (12:30-1:00PM). 

9/2/21: Ángel A. García, Jr., Assistant Professor, Department of Geology and Environmental Science, James Madison University. Virtual presentation on Zoom (12:00-1:00PM). Register in advance

9/9/21: Brian Atkinson, Assistant Professor, Assistant Curator, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department, University of Kansas. Beren Conference Center, Slawson Hall, Room G192 (12:30-1:30PM). 

9/16/21: Estella Atekwana, Dean, College of Letters and Science, University of California, Davis. Virtual presentation on Zoom (12:00-1:00PM). 

9/23/21: Jody Webster, Professor of Marine Science, School of Geosciences, Geocoastal Research Group, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Virtual Presentation on Zoom (4:00-5:00PM). 

10/07/21: Stephan Oborny, Assistant Research Professor, Kansas Geological Survey, University of Kansas. Beren Conference Center, Slawson Hall, Room G192 (12:00-1:00PM). Presentation Title: Applying recent advancements in chronostratigraphic methodologies towards basin modeling, and new findings in the Basins and Arches region of eastern Kansas and surrounding area. Register in advance

11/11/21: Stacia Gordon, Professor, Graduate Program Director, University of Reno, Nevada. Beren Conference Center, Slawson Hall, Room G192 (12:30-1:30PM). Presentation Title: Tracking the rheologic history of an arc system: magmatism, metamorphism, and deformation in the deep crust. Dr. Gordon was recently designated as an AWG Distinguished Lecturer and Professor.

11/18/21: The Darcy Lecture with Chen Zhu, Professor of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Haydn Murray Chair, Adjunct professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs and School of Public Health, Indiana University. Presentation Title: Watershed-Scale Hydrological Models as a Community CyberPlatform for Research, Teaching, and Service to Society. He is the Darcy Lecturer, for the Groundwater Foundation, operated by the National Ground Water Association. Virtual Presentation on Zoom (4:00-5:00PM). 

12/02/21: Greg Ludvigson, Senior Scientist, Section Chief, Geologic Field Mapper, Stratigrapher, Kansas Geological Survey. Beren Conference Center, Slawson Hall, Room G192 (12:30-1:30PM). Colloquium reception, Slawson Hall Atrium (12:00-12:30PM).