News & Events

University of Minnesota researchers lead in search for 1.5 million-year-old Antarctic ice to transform our understanding of Earth’s climate. They are key collaborators in COLDEX, a new National Sci

Paleoanthropologist Dr. Richard Potts is this year's speaker.

You may not have thought of it this way, but snow is a storage system – poised to be released back into our streams and groundwater. 

Dr. Karen Gran, associate professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, received the Kirk Bryan Award.

Swenson College recently inducted three UMD alumni into its Academy of Science & Engineering.

Two student researchers examine iron formations on the 1.9 billion-year-old Mesabi Iron Range.

Amanda Huber (UMD ‘17), may have majored in geology, but it is her work with GIS (geographic information science) that is making waves.  

Did burial sites near Stonehenge in England have a celestial connection? Two UMD students are finding out.