Geosciences Alumni Reunion Weekend

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
Morrill Science Center 129

It's the Geosciences Alumni Reunion Weekend! October 6th, 7th, and 8th, 2017 Join us to CELEBRATE!

  • Opening of the Morrill Courtyard
  • Tour the (upgraded) Rausch Mineral Gallery
  • New Osborn Fossil Collection
  • The career of retiring Chris Condit
  • Key Note speakers William H. Werkheiser (Director USGS) &
  •  Steven B Shirey (Carnegie Institute/DTM)
  • Alumni Awards Ceremony
  • Opportunities for alumni mentoring of our undergraduate students

More information, including a detailed schedule, is at

A block of rooms has been made available at a discounted rate in the Remodeled Campus Center Hotel Reservations can be made at: or by calling 413-577-8047 and using Group Code GAR17C (only valid for the nights of October 6-7-8).


  • Open House
  • Key Note speakers William H. Werkheiser (Director USGSSteven Shirey (Carnegie Institute/DTM)
  • Cash bar and dinner with your old friends


  • Alumni symposium
  • Faculty Lightning Talks
  • Celebration Dinner 


  • Half-day fieldtrip


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Contact us

Department of Geosciences
627 North Pleasant Street
233 Morrill Science Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA 01003-9297

Phone: (413) 545-2286
Fax: (413) 545-1200

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