Saturday, October 2, 2021

3:15 - 4:00 pm

Q & A with pre-submitted and live-chat questions — admissions, financial aid, overview of the Division and its options

Moderator: Paul Asimow, professor of Geology and Geochemistry and chair of GPS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.


4:00 - 4:30 pm

Hear directly from students about their research and the paths that led them to graduate school -- talks with time for live-chat questions

Breakout Room

  • 4:00-4:15 Julie Inglis, planetary science: "Where do Planets Come from? Connecting Atmospheric Properties of Young Planets to Their Formation"
  • 4:15-4:30 Dustin Morris, geology: "Snowballs in the Desert, Studying Climate Transitions in Earth's Deep Past from the Naukluft Mountains of Namibia"

Main Room

  • 4:00-4:15 Renee Wang, geochemistry: "Studying Microbial Metabolisms: Everything but the Kitchen Sink"
  • 4:15-4:30 Henry Peterson, ESE: "From the Top of the Atmosphere to the Bottom of the Ocean"

4:30 - 5:15 pm

Q & A with pre-submitted and live-chat questions — graduate student life (academic, research, and social), division climate and culture, what it's really like here!

Moderator: Geobiology: Sergio Parra


  • Cosmochemistry: Olivia Harper Wilkins
  • Geophysics: Tobias Koehne
  • Geophysics: Olivia Pardo
  • ESE: Polina Khapikova
  • ESE: Sara Murphy

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