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Colorado College Senior Research in Geology

Browse through deadlines, dates, awards, and other great resources for Geology Majors.

Important Dates for Geology Majors

2015-16 Deadlines

 Blk 1 last Mon           Sept 14

Majors meeting -- this will be a barbeque this year. 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Blk 3 last Sun - Wed   Nov 1-4

Geological Society of America Annual Meeting – Baltimore, Maryland

Blk 3 2nd Monday       Oct 26

Senior research proposals due – final draft

Late November

Keck to announce Summer 2016 projects & application process

Blk 4 last week         Dec 14-18

American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco

Blk 5 1st day            Jan 18

Draft of first sections of research paper (Introduction, study area, previous work, methods) due to advisor. Draft must include initial version of all figures for these sections.

Feb 1

Keck applications due for Summer 2016 Junior and Sophomore projects (to be reviewed by department in advance!)

Blk 6 1st Friday        Feb 19

Paraprof applications due

Blk 6 3rd Wednesday Mar 2

Majors meeting – Tutt Science Lecture Hall, 12:00 p.m. – pizza will be served

Blk 6 last day           Mar 9

Draft of entire research paper due to advisor.

Mar 10-20

Spring Break


Keck Symposium abstracts due to project supervisor

Blk 7 3rd Thurs           Apr 7

Final copy of all abstracts due for Geology Day (Thursday at noon!)

Blk 7 3rd Sat           April 9

Geology Day in Tutt Science Lecture Hall – 9:00 a.m. -- ??


Keck symposium abstracts due to Keck office

Blk 7 last day           Apr 13

Complete revised draft of research paper due to advisor & 2nd reader

Blk 8 1st Thur-Sun    Apr 21-24

Keck Research Symposium, Oberlin College

Blk 8 last Friday       May 11

Library and other copies of theses due, and final version of senior projects due

May 15, Sunday

Baccalaureate and Senior Reception for seniors & families

May 16


May 18-20

Geological Society of America, Rocky Mountain Meeting (Moscow, ID)

June 19-22

American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention & Exhibition – Calgary, Alberta


Buster Scholarship Applications accepted from Juniors and Seniors