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Professor Roy Plotnick featured in Science Magazine
Jul 19, 2017
Professor Roy Plotnick Quoted About Fossil Tracing
Apr 15, 2016
In a Science Codex article, Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences Roy Plotnick is quoted in response to species extinction and fossil tracing.
LAS Distinguished Professor Peter Doran Quoted in LA Times Article
Sep 03, 2014
LAS Distinguished Professor Peter Doran was quoted in a recent LA Times piece reporting on the discovery of microbial life found a half-mile below the Antarctic ice sheet.
UIC News: Surviving Extreme Conditions
Sep 03, 2014
UIC News has published a profile on LAS earth and environmental sciences doctoral student Hilary Dugan, who has spent mid-October to Christmas in the McMurdo Dry Valleys for the last four years.
LAS Faculty Among Recipients of 2014 Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Grants
Mar 31, 2014
Three LAS faculty members are among the recipients of the 2014 Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning’s Curriculum and Instruction Grants.
LAS Faculty Service Award Winners for 2014-15 Announced
Mar 21, 2014
The award recipients of the 2014-15 LAS Faculty Service Award, which recognizes exceptional service to the College, have been announced.
Chicago Tribune Quotes LAS Distingished Professor Peter Doran
Feb 17, 2014
The Chicago Tribune interviewed Peter Doran, UIC professor of earth and environmental sciences and LAS distinguished professor, on adapting to consistently cold weather and his own research experience in Antarctica
Peter Doran to Give LAS Distinguished Professor Lecture
Feb 05, 2014
LAS Distinguished Professor Peter Doran, of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, is set to present a lecture on Antarctica, Lakes, Robots, and Other Icy Worlds at UIC this February.
LAS Professor: Chicago’s temperatures colder than Antarctica
Feb 05, 2014
When UIC scientist, and distinguished professor in the earth and environmental sciences department, Peter Doran returned from his trip to Antarctica Sunday, he came home to temperatures in Chicago that were colder than on the frigid continent.
Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Quoted in Nature.com Article
Jan 24, 2014
Carol Stein, professor in the earth and environmental sciences department, is quoted in a Nature.com article on the geological movement of the North America Mid-Continent Rift.
Peter Doran Comments on Gov. Shutdown Effecting Antarctic Research
Oct 14, 2013
NPR reported that the U.S. Antarctic Program is moving to "caretaker status" due to the government shutdown and could possibly lead to the cancellation of field work this year. Peter Doran, professor of earth and environmental science, is quoted in the story
Roy Plotnick Named GSA Fellow
Jun 26, 2013
Roy Plotnick, professor of earth and environmental sciences, has been named a Fellow of the Geological Society of America (GSA). An honor bestowed upon leading professionals in the field, a GSP Fellowship acknowledges outstanding contributions to the geosciences though publications, applied research, teaching, administration of geological programs, contributing to the public awareness of geology and leadership of professional organizations among others.
LAS Distinguished Professors Announced for 2013-2014
Mar 20, 2013
Sally Sedgwick, professor in the Department of Philosophy, and Peter Doran, professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, were named LAS Distinguished Professors for the 2013-2014 academic year
UIC Scientists Find Ancient Microbes in Salty, Ice-sealed Antarctic Lake
Nov 27, 2012
Shedding light on the limits of life in extreme environments, scientists have discovered abundant and diverse metabolically active bacteria in the brine of an Antarctic lake sealed under more than 65 feet of ice.
Plotnick Elected Fellow of The Paleontological Society
Oct 23, 2012
Professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences Roy Plotnick was elected as a 2012 Fellow of The Paleontological Society.
Guggenheim Honored With Society Award
Sep 28, 2012
Stephen Guggenheim, a professor in the earth and environmental sciences department, was awarded the Marilyn and Sturges W. Bailey Distinguished Member Award of The Clay Minerals Society for "scientific eminence as represented by publication of outstanding original research in clay science."
Doran on Curiosity Discovery
Sep 28, 2012
Peter Doran, professor of earth and environmental sciences, was quoted in an NPR story on a discovery made by the Mars space rover.
Four LAS Students Receive Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships
Jun 14, 2012
Doran Comments on Antarctic Lake Discovery
Feb 13, 2012
Luminescence Dating A Top Science Story of Year
Jan 04, 2012
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