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news image Dr. Jaime Hincapie weighs in on Nixon Earthquake » see video
news image Congratulations to 8 of our students receiving STGS Awards and Scholarships: Yasemin DinibutunFaith GoddardAman GupteKaren MediondoJennifer NguyenRob SalinasJose SilvestreGarett Velko
news image Dr. Hongjie Xie received the UTSA President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Research Achievement » read more
news image ESE doctoral student Jullian Williams won the third place in the 2019 3MT Research competition » read more
news image An Undergraduate Certificate in Geographic Information System has been approved for Fall 2020 » read more
news image Dr. Alexis Godet will lead UTSA’s efforts to test, use, and teach $2.2 million in geological software » read more
news image Dr. Blake Weissling and geology senior Sergio Teran conducted field work at Pico de Orizaba during Spring Break (funded by Society of Exploration Geophysicists Geoscientists without Borders program) » see photos
news image A new department promotional video was made by Dr. Jaime Hincapie » see video


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The Polar and Climate Sciences group is looking for a graduate/PhD student to work on an NSF-funded project.
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The Department of Geological Sciences at UTSA hosts seminars given by guest speakers from around the world. Click here to see the seminar schedule.