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The ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics invites applications for three tenure-track positions at the University of Oklahoma. We are searching for an Assistant/Associate Professor in Petroleum GeochemistryAssistant Professor in Applied Geophysics, and Assistant Professor in General Geophysics. Tenure and promotion guidelines may be found here.

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Student Receives Outstanding Senior Award

Lauren McGraw Outstanding Senior

Lauren McGraw was awarded the Outstanding Senior Award for the Mewbourne College of Earth & Energy. Lauren will be graduating in May 2016 with a geology major and meteorology, chemistry, and math minors. She will also be graduating with honors and right now is on track to graduate Summa Cum Laude. As president of the Pick and Hammer Club, she and her fellow members have cultivated a very successful outreach program, which has been funded by Halliburton since August 2014, that has so far taught over 550 K-12 students about the geosciences through classroom and university visits.


Inhabiting the Anthropocene Blog


We are an interdisciplinary group of faculty at the University of Oklahoma dedicated to exploring the intellectual and the challenges raised by the Anthropocene. Through this blog we seek to foster and expand our conversation: by presenting our own reflections on the topic, and also by presenting readings from our various disciplines that we think contribute to the broad intellectual outlook the Anthropocene demands.


Geology Major featured in Sooner Sports

Grace Barber

When one digs deep and goes beyond the surface, often times interesting and surprising things are revealed. The same is true for distance runner Grace Barber who is as eclectic as a Renaissance woman in an antique shop...If one digs a little deeper, you will notice that Barber, a geology major, is following in her father's footsteps. Off the course, she is leaving no stone unturned as she prepares for a career in discovering.

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OU in Arezzo: Geology goes to Italy

CPSGG in Italy

During the first half of July 2015, Geology and Geophysics faculty and students traveled throughout Italy in participation of the OU in Arezzo study abroad program. Follow the adventures of their "Geology of Italy" tour.

OU Takes First Place at Mid-Continent IBA Competition


For an unprecedented 4th year in a row, OU won the Mid-Continent Section competition for the IBA competition. Members representing the ConocoPhillips School of Geology and Geophysics are (from left to right): advisor Dr. John D. Pigott, Katie Garrett, Katherine Lindzey, Lennon Infante, Abdin Caf, and Cecilia Lopez-Gamundi. 

Student Receives Provost Award


PhD student, Richard Brito Leonet, received the Provost's Certificate for Outstanding Graduate Assistant Teaching. The award honors the hard work and dedication of the top ten percent of graduate assistants across campus by student evaluations.