St. Norbert College Women's Enrichment Series features Dr. Tim Flood

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 12 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, October 14, 2011
by Chris Swietlik, chris.swietlik@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Tim Flood, professor of geology, will speak as a part of the St. Norbert College Women's Enrichment Series on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at noon in the Hendrickson Dining Room of the F.K. Bemis International Center on the college campus. Flood will speak on "Antarctica: A Scientific Adventure."

Flood teaches mineralogy, petrology, and structural geology at St. Norbert College. He has led students on several trips to destinations such as Costa Rica, Death Valley, the Florida Keys and Big Bend, Texas. In January of 2011 Flood traveled to Antarctica for a research project that aimed to record changes in the East Antarctic ice sheet over time.

Flood received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Master's degree from the University of Minnesota and Ph.D. from Michigan State University. He specializes in igneous petrology, and the geochemical processes that lead to the formation of continental crust.

The Women's Enrichment Series is a series of lunch presentations featuring St. Norbert College faculty and staff speakers on topics of interest. The cost for individual sessions, which includes lunch, is $20. With limited space for the events, early reservations are encouraged.

For more information on the series, visit http://www.snc.edu/president/womensenrichment/. To register for the series, contact Jamie McGuire at 920-403-3166 or jamie.mcguire@snc.edu.