Welcome to the Geology Department

WWU GEOLOGY DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT

The Geology Department at WWU is committed to excellence in both teaching and research.  Our goal is to offer the highest possible quality education in the geological sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The mission of our department is to serve three main populations: graduate students, undergraduate geology majors, and undergraduates from other departments for their general education courses. For all of these students we strive to create excitement about discovery and the process of geologic inquiry.  We want to develop in all students an appreciation of how geological processes affect the earth and society so that they will be environmentally responsible, scientifically literate citizens.  We strive to produce majors with an interdisciplinary content background in geology and the physical sciences who are competent in the field, who can work collaboratively, conduct original research, and effectively communicate their results.
 

 

Fall 2016 Geology Graduates!

GEOLOGY SPEAKER SERIES

Date Location Speaker Title
Jan 24 4:00pm
CF 025 Susan E Dickerson-Lang, Natural Systems Design Quantifying and Modeling the Influence of Forest on Mountain Snow Storage in the Pacific Northwest, USA
Mar 14 4:00pm
CF 025 Michael D'Emic - Adelphi University Dinosaur Lives Under the Microscope