Department of Geosciences

Geosciences at The University of Akron

In the Geosciences Program at The University of Akron, our professors instruct more than 100 undergraduate students. Our research covers hydrogeology, paleoclimate reconstruction, climate change, sedimentology, geochemistry, geobiology, and geochemistry.

You will have access to modern instrumentation for geologic and environmental research.

Degrees we offer

We offer bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees, and students can participate in Honors College programs in coordination with their geology program.

For graduate students, we offer degrees in Geology, Earth Science and Environmental Science. Graduate students in the department enjoy a wide range of research opportunities.

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Field Camp offered by The University of Akron

Geosciences at The University of Akron

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Student opportunities

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student in Geosciences? Need funding? A summer job or internship?

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Summer 2023 Trip

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 Join us on a free, 6-day trekking trip during the first week of August 2023 and travel to upstate NY and several locations in Pennsylvania.

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Giving to Geosciences

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Support from alumni and friends – like YOU – is vital to us because your gift is an investment in students!

When you give to scholarships or field camp, you eliminate financial hardships, allowing students to focus on their studies and graduate on time. When you make an unrestricted gift to the department, you provide funds to update labs and enrich programming, ensuring today’s students continue to receive an outstanding academic experience.

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Contact us

Department of Geosciences
Central Hower 303 (map)
The University of Akron
Akron, OH 44325-4101

330 972-7630