Your studies in geology will integrate the disciplines of biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics in the study of Earth processes and history.

St. Norbert Geology Club

St. Norbert has an active geology club, with geology majors taking time to listen to speakers and go on field trips throughout the year. We also host an annual mineral sale the week before finals. If you are interested in geology, feel free to stop by our next meeting!


  • President: Zach Osborne '14
  • Vice President: Shannon Fasola '14
  • Secretary/Treasurer: Allison Shackelton '14

Next Meeting

April 2, 2014 at 5 p.m. in JMS 419
Discussion of clothing order and tour of new geology facilities!

Upcoming Events

April 9, 2014 at 5 p.m. in JMS 419
Lecture by Sarah Day, an SNC geology alum and recent graduate with a masters degree in geology (Iowa State University).
Sarah will present her master's thesis defense on glacial geology and will also answer questions about graduate school.

April 16, 2014 at 3 p.m. in JMS 419
Lecture by Esther Steward, a Precambrian geologist with the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey.
Esther will be talking about her research on Wisconsin Precambrian geology and will discuss job opportunities with the Survey.

Past Events

  • monthly meetings
  • mineral sale every December (photo below)
  • current students talk about their summer experiences
    • field camp
    • research experiences
    • geology-related jobs
  • speakers:
    • Dr. Kathy Licht, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
    • Dr. Ed Evenson, Lehigh University
    • Jackie Marciulionis, AECOM
  • trip to the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago (photo below)
  • trip to the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey's core repository (photo below)
  • trip to the Oshkosh Earth Science Club’s mineral show
  • travel to the national meeting of the Geological Society of America
  • bowling night
  • excursion to see Jurassic Park 3D
  • end of the year cookout

Photos of Past Events


Each December, geology students host a mineral sale to raise money for the Geology Club. These funds help pay for trips, like those below.


February 2012: SNC Geology Club travels to the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.


March 2013: St. Norbert geology students get a tour of the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey’s core repository.