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LSU Spring Commencement 2017

May 12, 2017

Happy commencement day! This #‎LSUGrad‬ class is a record-breaker, with over 4,000 degrees awarded, representing 61 Louisiana parishes and 46 states. Congratulations, grads, and a big G&G thank you to our donors for supporting these Tigers throughout their journey. YOU DID IT!


The Department of Geology & Geophysics would like to congratulate the following students for completing their degrees:

Tara Nicole Jonell, PhD
Advisor: Peter Clift
"Quaternary River Erosion, Provenance, and Climate Variability in the NW Himalaya and Vietnam"

Kevin Gryger, MS
Advisor: Karen Luttrell

Abigail Arielle Maxwell, MS
Advisor: Juan Lorenzo

Austin James McGlannan, MS
Advisor: Phil Bart

Martial James Morrison, MS
Advisor: Juan Lorenzo

Meg O'Connor, MS
Advisor: Sam Bentley

David Edward Rau, MS
Advisor: Sophie Warny

Trudy Lynn Watkins, MS
Advisor: Juan Lorenzo

Bachelor of Science in Geology Degree Recipients:

Tristan Sean Collins
Peter Ashton Farmer
Abigayle Cecilia Hodges
Andrew Mark Jacobus SRT
Ross Paul Mayet
Ryan Matthew Riggs Honors, SRT
Hunter Stephen Songy Honors, SRT
Conner Anthony Spano
Joel Parker Spansel Honors, SRT
Michael Vincent Vetter
Jessica Julia Villers

Peter Clift Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Peter Clift: Dr. Clift has accepted the role of Editor-in-Chief of the academic journal Geological Magazine!

Geological Magazine, established in 1864, is one of the oldest and best-known periodicals in the Earth Sciences. Its worldwide circulation, broad scope and high production values keep the journal at the forefront of the field. It publishes original papers, review articles, rapid communications and discussions about all aspects of the geosciences.