Faculty Information

Interested in Proposing a Project?

The Keck Geology Consortium seeks proposals for Gateway and Advanced student research projects:

Important Dates

01 Oct:    Proposals due for 2024-25 projects

Faculty Recommender and/or Mentor/Advisor?

Information for Faculty Recommenders

If you agreed to serve as a FACULTY RECOMMENDER, you should receive a copy of the completed application from the student applicant and a copy of her/his transcript before you complete your online Faculty Recommendation. More information on preparing a Faculty Recommendation.

Information for Faculty Mentors/Research Advisors

If you agreed to serve as a FACULTY MENTOR/ADVISOR, you should receive a copy of the completed application from the student applicant before you complete the online Faculty Mentor/Advisor Form.  More information on the responsibilities of a Faculty Mentor/Advisor.

Important: Please note that Faculty Recommenders and Faculty Mentors/Advisors are not necessarily the same person.

Important Dates

Download Flyer of 2024-25 Projects

15 Feb   Student Applications due

22 Feb  Faculty Recommendations due

Project Director or Faculty for 2023-24 Project?

Guidelines for Short Contributions:

Below are general formatting guidelines for both student and Director submissions to Keck Geology Consortium Proceedings. Please look at examples of Short Contributions from past Proceedings volumes to see the general style and content. Such contributions should lay out the general background, scientific questions and goals as well as place each student’s research into context. This is not the place to wax at length on faculty research. Deadlines are as follows:

  • Student Draft to on-campus research Advisor: by early April – talk to your Student!!
  • First student draft to Project Director: by Monday 22 April 2024
  • Final draft of both Student and Projector Directors papers to the Keck Office: by Monday 29 April 2024
  • Galley proofs returned to students and project directors for final review:  by Monday 13 May 2024
  • Final copy edits of galley proofs to Keck Office: by Monday May 27 2024

Resources for Short Contributions and other Publications:

Link to Instructions to Authors of Short Contributions

Poster Logos:  Keck Banner, National Science Foundation

On both your Short Contribution and on any subsequent publications, you MUST acknowledge the support for your project from the Keck Geology Consortium and The National Science Foundation (see below).  The current NSF grant number is NSF-REU 2050697*

Guidelines for Publications Mandated by The National Science Foundation

Important Dates

early Apr   Student Drafts to Campus Advisors

22 Apr    Revised Drafts to Project Directors

29 Apr    Final Drafts to Keck Office

13 May    Galleys returned for proofing

27 May    Final copy edits to Keck Office

Resources for Project Directors and Faculty

  • Faculty Medical-Dietary Information Form
  • Faculty Fellowship Form
  • Personal Vehicle Use Liability Waiver (Optional online form)l)
  • Project Director/Faculty Handbook
  • Information for Academic Advisors
  • Advisor Responsibilities