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100 Percent of Earth Camp Alumni Will Attend College Next Year

We are excited to welcome four Earth Camp alumni to The University of Michigan next fall. Earth Camp is an outreach program that aims to attract top high school students from underrepresented populations to the geosciences through summer experiences.

Volcanoes in Hawaii and Guatemala

Ben van der Pluijm, a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and editor-in-chief of the journal Earth’s Future, examines the impacts of natural hazards on human society.

Open Faculty Position in Solid Earth Geophysics or Geology 

The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Michigan is searching for candidates in the areas of solid earth geophysics or geology for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. 

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Mastodons Begin Their Trip to a New Home

Fossil movers and U-M paleontologists recently began dismantling the U-M Museum of Natural History's iconic mastodon couple exhibit, beginning a 100-meter from the the Ruthven Museums Building to the Biological Sciences Building. Daniel Fisher, Claude W. Hibbard Collegiate Professor of Paleontology and director of the Paleontology Museum, describes the move and also how the move gives paleontologists the opportunity to learn more about these specimens.

   

  

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We strive to support our students and faculty on the leading edge of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences needs you—because the world needs Victors.