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.  

Spring 2022 Schedule

February 10: Faruk Ocakoglu, PhD, Department of Geological Engineering, Eskisehir Osmangazi University

February 24: Greg Druschel, Associate Professor, Department of Earth Sciences, Indiana University, Purdue University at Indianapolis

March 3: Sarah Lamm, PhD, KU Geology - "Science Communication: How It Benefits a STEM Research Career"

March 24: Dr. Mary Barrett, Professor Emeriti of Geology, Centenary College of Louisiana – past president of the Division of Environmental Sciences for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (Zoom only) - Register in advance

April 7: Rick Abegg, Chevron, Upstream HQ, Exploration Review Team – Earth Science Consultant - this presentation will be held from 3PM-4PM in room G192 instead of the usual 12PM timeslot

April 14: Dr. Christopher Fielding, Professor Emeritus, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences (Zoom only) - Register in advance

April 21 (Rescheduled from March 10): Daniel Mongovin, M.Sc. Aspirant, KU Geology and Hillary Mwongyera, Ph.D. Aspirant, KU Geology - Register in advance

April 28: Dr. Alison Graettinger, Assistant Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Missouri-Kansas City