Upcoming Events

  1. Earthquakes in Virginia »

    Tuesday Mar 5

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. @ Bonnie Auditorium

    Speaker: Dr. C. “Chuck” Bailey, Chair, Department of Geology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va. Admission is free and open to the public. Virginia is riddled with geologic faults. Some are ancient and some are active-kicking off, widely felt earthquakes. Join Professor Chuck Bailey for a look at Virginia's faults, who will discuss their past, present and future activity.
  2. Arsenic, Bacteria, Rocks and a Bit of Old Lace »

    Tuesday Apr 2

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. @ Bonnie Auditorium

    Speakers: Dr. Madeline Schreiber, Associate Professor of Hydrogeosciences, Department of Geosciences, Virginia Tech and Dr. Georgia Hammond, Professor of Biology, Department of Biology, Radford University. Admission is free and open to the public. Arsenic, a naturally-occuring element found in many rocks and minerals, is toxic to humans but a source of energy for some bacteria. This talk will focus on arsenic in the environment and bacterial-arsenic interactions.
  3. Public Lecture – “Earthquakes in Virginia »

    Tuesday Nov 12

    7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

    Public Lecture – 7:00 p.m. Hurlburt Hall Auditorium Dr. Chuck Bailey, College of William and Mary “Earthquakes in Virginia
  4. Searching for El Dorado – Gold and Diamond Prospecting in Guyana »

    Tuesday Dec 3

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    7:00 p.m. Hurlburt Hall Auditorium Mr. Ed Blackford, Dreamhole Mining Company Searching for El Dorado – Gold and Diamond Prospecting in Guyana
  5. Public Lecture – 7:00 p.m. Hurlburt Hall Auditorium Dr. Joe Keiper – Virginia Museum of Natural History Title to be announced »

    Tuesday Feb 4

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Public Lecture – 7:00 p.m. Hurlburt Hall Auditorium Dr. Joe Keiper – Virginia Museum of Natural History Title to be announced
  6. Public Lecture – 7:00 p.m. Hurlburt Hall Auditorium Dr. Butch Dooley, Virginia Museum of Natural History »

    Tuesday Mar 4

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Public Lecture – 7:00 p.m. Hurlburt Hall Auditorium Dr. Butch Dooley, Virginia Museum of Natural History
  7. Public Lecture – 7:00 p.m. Hurlburt Hall Auditorium "Growing Pains: A paleontologist's journey to understanding plesiosaur development and growth" Christina Byrd, Paleontology Technician, Virginia Museum of Natural History »

    Tuesday Apr 1

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Public Lecture – 7:00 p.m. Hurlburt Hall Auditorium "Growing Pains: A paleontologist's journey to understanding plesiosaur development and growth" Christina Byrd, Paleontology Technician, Virginia Museum of Natural History
  8. Museum of the Earth Sciences Lecture: Dr. Parvinder Sethi, Professor of Geology, Radford University Title: “GRAND CANYON IN 3D: A GEOLOGIST’S ADVENTURES THROUGH DEEP TIME!” »

    Wednesday Oct 8

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Dr. Parvinder Sethi, Professor of Geology, Radford University Title: “GRAND CANYON IN 3D: A GEOLOGIST’S ADVENTURES THROUGH DEEP TIME!” Begin at the top of the Grand Canyon and travel back through time descending down to the Colorado River at the bottom of this mile-deep natural wonder of our world! Presented by the Museum of the Earth Sciences and Sigma Gamma Epsilon Bonnie Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium
  9. Museum of the Earth Sciences lecture: Dr. Joe Keiper, Executive Director, Virginia Museum of Natural History Title: “How Did That Get in There? A Review of My Most Bizarre Entomological Consultations”  »

    Tuesday Nov 4

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Dr. Joe Keiper, Executive Director, Virginia Museum of Natural History Title: “How Did That Get in There? A Review of My Most Bizarre Entomological Consultations” Presented by the Museum of the Earth Sciences and Sigma Gamma Epsilon Bonnie Hurlburt Student Center Auditorium
  10. Museum of the Earth Sciences Lecture: Dr. Albert Dickas, Professor Emeritus of Geology, University of Wisconsin - Superior Title: “Geociting in and around Virginia” A virtual field trip to nine geologically significant places in, and around, Virginia. »

    Tuesday Dec 2

    7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Dr. Albert Dickas, Professor Emeritus of Geology, University of Wisconsin - Superior Title: “Geociting in and around Virginia” A virtual field trip to nine geologically significant places in, and around, Virginia. Presented by the Museum of the Earth Sciences and Sigma Gamma Epsilon