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Geology students explore Wichita Mountains

Students apart of the Structural geology class took a trip to the Arbuckles Mountain to explore and get hands on experience in the field. Photo by Jonathan Price

Kristen Gregg

April 20, 2016

As Alexandria Weiskircher, junior in geology, places all 19 of her new igneous rocks into her collection she started as a young girl,  she reflects on the weekend she spent with 10 other petrology students in The Wichita Mountains, Saturday, April 12."I love the field trips. I loved the Wichita Mountains...

Geology Department gets 535-million-year-old rock

Yolanda Torres

April 8, 2015

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...

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