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St. Norbert Geology Club

St. Norbert has an active geology club, giving geology majors opportunities to listen to speakers, go on field trips and hold outreach events. The club also hosts an annual mineral sale. If you are interested in earth science, this is a great club for you!

Officers

  • President: Madeline Konopinski ’19
  • Vice President: Kendyl Hoss ’19
  • Secretary: Margaret McFadden ’20
  • Treasurer: Joshua Bregger ’19

Past Events

  • Monthly meetings
  • Mineral sale (photos below)
  • Current students talk about their summer experiences
    • field camp
    • research experiences
    • geology-related jobs
  • Recent speakers:
    • Larry Davis, Bryce Canyon Natural History Association
    • Elmo Rawling, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
    • Eric Carson, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
    • Esther Steward, Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
    • Kathy Licht, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
    • Ed Evenson, Lehigh University
    • Jackie Marciulionis, AECOM
  • Outreach event at West De Pere Middle School (photos below)
  • 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 (photo below)

Photos of Past Events

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WDPMS2

The Geology Club spent time with the sixth-grade science classes at West De Pere Middle School, teaching them about careers associated with geology and letting them get hands-on with some of our mineral and fossil samples (Fall 2018).

Mineral Sale

Mineral Sale 2

Mineral Sale 3

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

UP trip

Geology Club on a field trip to the Upper Peninsula, Michigan (Fall 2017).

Cookout

Annual end-of-year cookout at Dr. Flood’s house (Spring 2018).

corerepository

St. Norbert geology students on a tour of the Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey’s core repository (Spring 2013).

fieldmuseum

SNC Geology Club at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago (Spring 2012).

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