World class and well funded, KU Geology changes lives. With new faculty members and a new building on the way, KU Geology is a vibrant, expanding department. KU Geology offers a world-class carbonates program, is the birthplace and home of Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology, has a top-ranked paleontology program, and boasts of geobiologists who are close to solving the dolomite problem among many other achievements. KU Geology hosts an internationally recognized geophysics program, a top-ranked geohydrogeology program, and glaciology, tectonics and geochronology programs that bring in millions in grants and contracts, and sends students around the world to study the most intriguing questions of the day.

Be a part of this top-ranked department and benefit from industry connections, a balance approach to laboratory and classroom learning, and be prepared for a bright future. Visit the KU Geology department website for more information.
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The U.S. Department of Labor projects that the employment of geoscientists will grow by 16 percent over the next 20 years, a rate that is faster than the average for all occupations. Visit the Geology department website for more information on careers, or check out the KU Career Center website to see what they have to say on careers for Geology majors.

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Lisa Hamblen
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