Students are encouraged to participate in a research project supervised
by a member of the faculty in Geological Sciences (see Undergraduate
Research webpage). Additionally, with successful completion of an
independent research paper and above-average performance in coursework,
the student may be awarded Distinguished Independent Work in the
Geological Sciences upon graduation.
In addition, the faculty may designate graduating seniors for the following awards. The Ralph Digman Prize is awarded to the academically most outstanding senior geology major. The Glenn G. Bartle Class of '52 Award is made to an outstanding graduating senior in Geological Sciences who best emulates Glenn Bartle's ideal of academic excellence and service to the department.
Last Updated: 6/14/11