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Robert Thorson’s Latest Book, The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River Years

Geoscience faculty member Robert Thorson (Thor) recently published his latest book, The Boatman: Henry David Thoreau’s River Years.

It has reached #11 for Environmental Science publications in Library Journal.

You can read reviews of the book here:

And here:


Earth Science Fair

On Saturday, October 14th, the Center for Integrative Geosciences held the second annual Earth Science Fair in celebration of Earth Science Week.  The event showcased the research of UConn faculty and graduate students, as well as engaging the public in activities that allowed them to learn about many aspects of Geoscience.

Activities included geode smashing, digging for dinosaurs, drone flight demonstrations, information on the geology of Connecticut, ice cores, flume demonstrations and much more!  The event drew a large crowd, despite rainy weather, including UConn students and local families.

Now Hiring: Assistant Professor in Residence

The Center for Integrative Geosciences is searching for an Assistant Professor in Residence.


See the full job ad here:

Position Opening: Assistant Professor, Geodynamics or Paleoclimate Modeling

The Center for Integrative Geosciences has an open position for an Assistant Professor in Geodynamics of Paleoclimate Modeling.  See the full ad here:

Geoscience Study Abroad in Taiwan: Winter 2017

Professors Tim Byrne and Will Ouimet will lead an Education Abroad trip to Taiwan during Winter Intersession 2017.


Be sure to view the following media for more information:

informational video


Video from 2015 trip