GeoSci Students and Faculty Thank Donors

Donations are the single most important source of funding for many of the Department activities that allow us to attract so many excellent graduate and undergraduate students to our program.

"Being on fellowship has made an enormous difference in my life and in the quality of my studying," said one Fellow. "For the first time I could concentrate just on my research as a graduate student, and on reviewing for prelims next year."

Our Earth and Environmental Sciences students and faculty would like to thank the following donors:

Shell Oil Company

  • Softrock field trip to Texas and New Mexico, May 2009
  • GeoClub field trips
  • Camp Davis tuition scholarships for undergraduate students
  • Graduate student recruiting support
  • Graduate fellowships supporting students with stipend and tuition awards
    Recent Shell Graduate Fellows include: Louise Jeffery, Meghan Taylor and Jennifer Cotton

BP

  • Camp Davis tuition scholarships for 3 undergraduate students
  • Technical meeting presentation fund for graduate students
  • Graduate fellowships supporting students with stipend and tuition awards
    Recent BP Graduate Fellows include: Meghan Wagner King, Patrick Donovan and Yi Yu
  • High school outreach graduate fellowship, awarded in 2009 to Lauren Miller

Chevron

  • Graduate fellowships supporting students with stipend and tuition awards
    Recent Chevron Graduate Fellows include: Matt Domeier

ExxonMobil

  • Annual gift to the Landes Fund in support of graduate student research