Geology majors awarded grants to carry out research


Keegan Abel was awarded $3612 from WVHEPC STaR Division to carry out the research: “Investigation of REE and Y distribution in fireclays associated with coal in WV”

Jack Pennington: $1000 NASA Undergraduate Student Research Scholarship for the project “Loss Slake Index of Lower Pennsylvanian Mudrocks of the Low Appalachian Plateau in West Virginia”

Paul Summers: $750 Creative Discovery Scholar Award in support of the project titled: “Orthoamphibole – Garnet – Chlorite Schists from the Little Pine Garnet Mine, North Carolina: Pressure and Temperature Conditions of Metamorphism, and their Tectonic Significance”.

Keegan Abel

Jack Pennington

Paul Summers

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