Science, Y'all!

Official student blog of the Jackson School of Geosciences

(Grand) Stairway to Tyrannosaurs: A Call to Protect Our Public Lands

For the last seven field seasons, I’ve worked in the Cretaceous Kaiparowits Formation of southern Utah with paleontologists from the University of Utah (where I earned my master’s degree working on extinct turtles; Fig. 1), the Natural History Museum of Utah, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and the…

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ToScA Texas 2017

A confluence of ~ 70 geologists, anthropologists, biologists and material scientists descended upon Austin June 6-8th for the first ever ToScA (Tomography for Scientific Advancement) meeting in North America. This is a group who really likes to 3D print and make fancy rotating, reconstructed 3D videos for their powerpoint presentations. After two days looking…

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March for Science, Y’all!

This has been a very weird semester. As a fourth year PhD student, I have found myself running between class and my research on campus and the Capitol building 3 days a week for an internship in Senator Watson’s office, while almost accidentally falling into an organizational role for Austin…

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