Department News

Joyce Franco v1Joyce Franco, graduating senior in the department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, was one of nine awardees of the Angelo Tagliacozzo Memorial Geological Scholarship ( awarded by the Northeastern Section of the American Institute of Professional Geologists. The region includes NJ, NY, CT, RI, MA, VT, NH and ME. Worth $1500, the scholarship is designed to "offer financial support to current junior and senior undergraduate geology students and to encourage serious and deserving students to continue their studies in the geological sciences". Accompanying image shows Joyce during fieldwork in Costa Rica where she worked on precise earthquake location in the framework of the GREAT project (