• STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Michelle Lutiker is a first year doctoral student who was awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship as a senior undergraduate student. She will work with Assistant Professor Natascha Reidinger investigating uranium depletion in organic-rich Devonian-age shale to assist in determining depositional and diagenetic processes at work in ancient North American interior seaways.







PhD Student Khemraj Shukla receives Best Graduate Student Poster at the 2016 XSEDE (EXtreme Engineering and Discovery Environment) conference      


BPSG student receives NSF Graduate Fellowship


Congratulations to Shawna Parks for winning the 2015-2016 BPSoG Best MS Thesis Award.


Congrats to our newly minted PhDs: Drs Vanden Berg and Andrew Katumwehe



Professor Atekwana named the Society of Exploration Geophysicists 2016 Outstanding Educator


Two BPSoG Faculty recognized at University Awards Ceremony


Todd Halihan’s Land Grant Mission Award


Sep 16
Dr. Magdelena Misz-Kennan
University of Silesia in Katowice, Poland

Title:  Coal Fields of Poland and their Resources

108 NRC
12:30 pm


Sep 25-28
GSA 2016

Denver, Colorado


Oct 16-21
SEG Annual Meeting

Dallas, Texas

Katumwehe, A. B., Abdelsalam, M. G., Atekwana, E. A., & Laó-Dávila, D. A. (2016). Extent, kinematics and tectonic origin of the Precambrian Aswa Shear Zone in eastern Africa. Gondwana Research, 34, 241-253.



Katumwehe, A. B., Abdelsalam, M. G., & Atekwana, E. A. (2015). The role of pre-existing Precambrian structures in rift evolution: The Albertine and Rhino grabens, Uganda. Tectonophysics, 646, 117-129.



Abdelsalam, M. G., Katumwehe, A. B., Atekwana, E. A., Le Pera, A. K., & Achang, M. (2016). The Paleoproterozoic Singo granite in south-central Uganda revealed as a nested igneous ring complex using geophysical data. Journal of African Earth Sciences, 116, 198-212.