Baylor University
Department of Geosciences
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Experience the dramatic transformation that the Baylor Geology Department has experienced in establishing a major national and international research presence.

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Latest News the Department of Geosciences

$1 Million Gift Will Benefit Undergraduate and Graduate Students in Baylor’s Department of Geosciences
WACO, Texas (May 11, 2017) – Baylor University today announced a gift in excess of $1 million to the department of geosciences that will dramatically enhance students’ educational experiences by increasing the department’s capacity to provide undergraduate and graduate students with opportunities to conduct research under the mentoring guidance of faculty members. Made by parents of a current Baylor student who wish to remain anonymous, the gift also will significantly enhance the department’s ability to attract outstanding students and to prepare them for successful careers.

Dr. O.T. Hayward Distinguished Lecture Series 2017
Dr. Katherine Freeman, Distinguished Professor of Geosciences at Pennsylvania State University will present a lecture on Molecular Clues to Early Human Habitats: Water and Vegetation in the Landscape of Olduvai Gorge.