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Alumni Social

Join the Virtual Social, NovEMBER 19 @ 3 pm MST

Featured Alumni Guest Speaker, Dr. Naomi Levin, NOVEMBER 19 @ 4 pm MST


  • Presentation slides
  • Logistics and Introduction - Dr. Marjorie Chan, Dr. Thure Cerling, and TJ McMullin
  • Breakouts by Decades -
    • Drs. Marjorie Chan (pre 1980s)
    • Dr. Thure Cerling (1980s)
    • Dr. Erich Petersen (1990s)
    • Dr. Pete Lippert (2000s)
    • Dr. Lauren Birgenheier (2010s)
  • Breakout by Disciplines -
    • Drs. Lauren Birgenheier and Marjorie Chan (Sedimentary & Paleontology)
    • Drs. Marie Jackson and Thure Cerling (Petrology & Geochemistry)
    • Dr. Paul Jewell (Hydrology & Surficial Processes)
    • Drs. Jamie Farrell and Jim Pechmann (GeoPhysics)
    • Dr. Pete Lippert (GeoEngineering & Tectonics)
  • Recap - Dr. Marjorie Chan
  • Distinguished Lecture - Dr. Naomi Levin


Featured Alumni Guest Speaker

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Please join us for her lecture, which is part of our Department's Distinguished Lecture Series, from 4:00-5:00 PM MST via: Zoom:, password: FALLDLS. 

About: Naomi Levin received her B.S. and B.A. degrees in geology and anthropology from Stanford University in 2000. She completed her M.S. at the University of Arizona in 2002, her Ph.D. at the University of Utah in 2008, and postdoctoral work at Caltech in 2009. Naomi was an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins from 2009 to 2016. She studies how Earth’s organisms and landscapes respond to past climate change.

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Last Updated: 4/29/21