Current News

Fall Commencement 2014

Congratulations to all the G&G students graduating this semester. The department saw a doctoral student, three masters candidates, and 10 bachelors degree candidates complete their programs in the Fall of 2014. 

G&G at AGU 2014

The Department of Geology & Geophysics is excited to have major a presence at the 2014 AGU conference in San Francisco. Faculty along with both graduate and undergraduates are presenting posters and convening sessions. We also have a booth in the Academic Showcase section of the exhibit hall for any students interested in learning more about our academic offerings. Click view more to see the full list of our presenters.

Carol Wicks Named a 2014 AAAS Fellow

Congratulations to our Department Chair, Carol Wicks, on being named a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Wicks was one of three LSU Faculty who were named to the list of Fellows for 2014. Click "view more" for the full press release. 

Senior David Rau Places 2nd at the LSU Undergraduate Research Conference

Congratulations to geology and geophysics senior David Rau for placing second at the LSU Undergraduate Research Conference sponsored by the LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives. David worked alongside Dr. Sophie Warny and PhD student Marie Thomas on his poster: "Comparison of HF and non-HF Palynological Techniques: A case study on Modern Sediments from the Gulf of Papua."

MS and PhD opportunities in Geology and Geophysics

The department of Geology and Geophysics at Louisiana State University invites applicants for graduate studies in both the MS and PhD programs. In particular, students interested in Geophysics, Palynology, and Antartic Climate & Ecology are being sought by our faculty. Click View More below to learn more about the application process and these opportunities.