Fossil hunting in a rock quarry in WV.
We dig fossils! Environmental Studies and Biology students at a West Virginia quarry with Dr. DB Poli and Dr. Jon Cawley. The Virginia Museum of Natural History and the Earlham College Geology Department co-sponsored this trip.
In this picture from left to right Dr. Katherine O'Neill, Nomin Baasandavaa (Service Research Award), Kyle King (Environmental Studies Promise Award), Dr. Gail Steehler, Laura Kellam (Senior Scholar, Environmental Studies) and Dr. Jon Cawley at the Academic Awards Ceremony, April 2011.
Bill McKibben, 350.org founder and well known scientist, speaks at Power Shift 2011. "350" stands for the goal of lowering carbon dioxide emissions in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million (ppm). Power Shift 2011 brought thousands of young environmental activists to Washington DC in April. Kassi Archambault and Carrie Carson from Roanoke College attended.
RC Students join 10000 individuals for a march on the Nation's capital as part of Power Shift 2011. Visible signs here spotlight the issue of British Petroleum's lobbying efforts and the gulf oil spill, yet to be cleaned up.
Pictured from left to right are Benjamin White, Kelsea Pieters, Jonathan Honchar, and Cassandra Archambault as they prepared to deliver a report to Roanoke City's Economic Development Council and Sustainability Manager. See their Green Roofs report. April 2011.
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Kyle presents his research project while President Mike Maxey listens.
Lydiah presents her research project.