Scientists justify field at colloquium series

The hum from the projection screen retracting filled the lecture hall as 50 pairs of feet exited the presentation. After his 40-minute presentation over tectonic evolution, Richard Hanson, school of geology, energy and environment at Texas Christian University, finished off his water with a swig and … [Read more...]

Geology Department gets 535-million-year-old rock

The geology department has recently added a new rock to its collection. A big, old rock. “Rocky," a rock believed to be from southern Oklahoma, is approximately 535 million years old. “I can only imagine what that rock has seen. If only it had eyes,” said Bill McGregor, geology senior. It … [Read more...]

Reception marks founding of petroleum geology graduate program

At a reception in front of a crowd made up of donors, administrators, board members, faculty and even ex-Regents, University President Jesse Rogers introduced the formation of the Robert L. Bolin Graduate School of Petroleum Geology. "Students may complete this program in a five-year format, … [Read more...]