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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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Rock it with honors

Your Blugold geology degree will provide extraordinary academics, hands-on experiences, research opportunities, internships and industry connections. In addition, you can further distinguish your degree by pursuing honors. Departmental honors is an avenue to upper level research, unique opportunities to present your research both on and off-campus, and further preparation for the rigors of high-level graduate research and/or a field-based geology career.

What's required?

  • Department invitation basis for admission
  • Cumulative and geology GPA of 3.5, for admission and maintained throughout program
  • One major faculty-student collaborative research project, presented at regional, national or international professional conference
  • Honors capstone thesis or project

See course catalog for full details, and inquire in the geology department to get involved.

exploring science AND embracing diversity

Sarah Kintner came to college with a passion for the environment but never saw herself in a career that aligned with her interest, mostly because she didn’t think she was good at science. She took a geology class, loved it and soon became a geology major.


University Honors Program

In addition to departmental honors, the nationally recognized University Honors Program is another amazing opportunity for students who want to challenge themselves.

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