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Dr. Glenn Mason Remembered16th November 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)–IU Southeast mourns the passing of Dr. Glenn Mason, professor of geosciences, colleague, mentor and friend. “He was our rock,” said Clint Franklin, senior lecturer of geosciences. For many years since joining IU Southeast in the early 1990s, Mason literally was the geology department. With the persistence of tectonics, and …

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Geosciences students explore prehistory on England’s “Jurassic Coast”21st August 2018

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.)—This summer, a regional field geology class from IU Southeast traveled to the birthplace of modern paleontology: Dorset, England. It was here, in the picturesque seaside village of Lyme Regis, that the sharp-eyed fossil-hunting exploits of Mary Anning (1799-1847) transformed our understanding of time, and our place in the universe. …

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Be a part of history at IU Southeast solar eclipse watch party21st August 2017

UPDATE: Due to the overwhelming response to this viewing party, a limited number of ISO certified solar eclipse glasses will be available at McCullough Plaza beginning at 1:30 p.m. Monday. Because the demand of these glasses is exceeding the supply available, we strongly encourage sharing glasses with fellow students, faculty and staff to ensure everyone has the opportunity …

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Telescopes are far-sighted gift to IU Southeast from Dr. Gerald Ruth21st October 2015

By Steven Krolak (NEW ALBANY, Ind.) – A recent gift by geosciences professor Dr. Gerald Ruth ensures that his influence on the natural science programs at IU Southeast will continue to be felt for years to come. In August, Ruth committed more than $31,000 to the university for the purpose of purchasing a state-of-the-art computerized …

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Dinosaur Diets: Visiting scholar Dr. Carole Gee explores Jurassic habitats1st October 2015

Internationally renowned paleobotanist, Dr. Carole Gee will visit IU Southeast to deliver two presentations on plant evolution, one to students and one to the public. Currently a member of the teaching and research faculty in both the Geosciences (Paleontology) and the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Paleobiology at the University of Bonn in …

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