Graduates Have Big Plans for Masters Degrees


[Grad School-bound! Jessica Johnson, Melissa Luna, and Matt Costa]

Three recent and current graduates in the Geological Sciences Department have been accepted into graduate programs to pursue their dreams. Jessica Johnson has been accepted into the Planetary Sciences Masters program at the University of New Mexico, where she will study the petrology of meteorites and their relationship to the formation of the solar system. Melissa will be attending Wesleyan University. As part of the Earth and Environmental Science Masters Program she will be studying cores from the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. At the University of Texas – El Paso, Matthew Costa will be completing a Masters in Geology working on a project entitled “Using Cadmium and Zinc Isotope Tools to Understand Environmental Pathways of Heavy Metals Related to Disposal of Coal Combustion Products: A Continuing Research Collaboration”.

Congratulations to all our rising stars!


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