Adelante Tejas Professional STEM Speakers

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Exploring careers in the sciences at 
Sul Ross State University

 

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STEM Speakers

 

G.I.S. (Geographic Information Systems) DAY

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015  10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Morgan University Center: Espino Conference Rooms C&D
Sul Ross State University

About GIS Day

Current Schedule of Events

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Dr. Thomas L. Adams

Curator of Paleontology & Geology at the Witte Museum

Tracking Dinosaurs Around the Globe

How Footprints Can Tell the Story of the Past

Friday, April 24th, 2015  3:15pm

Lawrence Hall: Room 300, Sul Ross State University

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About Dr. Thomas L Adams

Colin McDonald

Environmental Reporter and Adventure Writer

Disappearing Rio Grande Expedition 2.0

"From the Confluence to the Gulf"

Friday, April 10th, 2015  3:15pm

Espino Conference Center, Sul Ross State University

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About Colin

Valentina Vallega

Geologist working for Schlumberger

Borehole Images:

From Acquisition to Applications

Friday, March 27th, 2015  3:15pm

Warnock Science Building Room 201, Sul Ross State University
Sponsored by: The AAPG Visiting Geoscientist Program 

About Valentina

Luke Legate

G. Fox Consulting Director

Education Seminar on

Oil and Gas Development

Friday, March 6th, 2015  3:15pm

Warnock Science Building Room 201, Sul Ross State University
Sponsored by: The AAPG Visiting Geoscientist Program 

About Luke

Colin McDonald

Environmental Reporter and Adventure Writer

Disappearing Rio Grande Expedition

"1900 Miles Source To Sea"

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About Colin

Dr. Kevin Urbanczyk

Professor of Geology at Sul Ross State University, Director of Rio Grande Research Center

Fear and Learning in the Big Bend

Is it Safe To Take a Field Trip Down There?

"This was a great presentation from a very knowledgeable person on a subject that's getting very popular."

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. George Veni

Executive Director of NCKRI, National Cave and Karst Research Institute

Living With Karst

The Benefits and Challenges of Living in a Cavernous Environment

"Thankfully he spoke in a non-geologic language, which made the information accessible to everyone in the room, which was packed."

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Micheal Petronis

Assistant Professor of Geology at NM Highlands University

Glacial Activity in Neoproterozoic Svalbard

Investigating Ancient Ice Ages in the Present Day Arctic Using Paleo-Magnetic Data

"He was as entertaining as he was informative.  Thank him for coming out here even though we don't have any glaciers."

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Dr. Callum Hetherington

Assistant Professor of Geology at Texas Tech

Protracted Versus Punctuated Peraluminous Magmatism in Metamorphic Core Complexes

"Very knowledgeable about the subject and entertaining as well."

Curriculum Vitae

 

Amy Brown

Ph.D. Candidate at University of Florida

Florida's Springs

Flowing Water in a Dynamic Landscape

"Amy is certain to be an excellent educator." 

Science Friday

Presentation by Dr. James Ward
Professor of Geology at Angelo State University

"Small(ish) Texas Towns, Fast Horses, and 
the Magnificent Study of Geology"

 

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Presented by: 
Dr. Kevin Urbanczyk, Dr. Jim Case, Rebecca Percoco

The official ribbon-cutting ceremony featured speeches by Dr. Urbanczyk and Dr. Jim Case.

 

Financial and related  support is available to promote awareness and knowledge about careers in the sciences through the Adelante Tejas STEM Speaker Series. Sul Ross (Alpine Campus) sponsored university organizations and clubs are eligible to apply. Please contact project director Leslie Hopper with inquiries about the application process. lhopper@sulross.edu


The above activities 100% funded through Department of Education Award #P031C110039 Adelante Tejas (“Forward Texas”): A Partnership to Improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Education project. Project Directors Leslie Hopper lhopper@sulross.edu  and Barbara Knotts bknotts@alamo.edu http://www.sulross.edu/page/1542/adelante-tejas