COVID-19 Notice:  

At this time, the Keck Geology Consortium is planning an in-person program of Gateway and Advanced REU projects during summer 2023.

THE KECK GEOLOGY CONSORTIUM

Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences

Investigate the earth
Expand knowledge and skills
Explore your future

THE KECK GEOLOGY CONSORTIUM

Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences

Investigate the earth
Expand knowledge and skills
Explore your future

THE KECK GEOLOGY CONSORTIUM

Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences

Investigate the earth
Expand knowledge and skills
Explore your future

THE KECK GEOLOGY CONSORTIUM

Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences

Investigate the earth
Expand knowledge and skills
Explore your future

THE KECK GEOLOGY CONSORTIUM

Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences

Investigate the earth
Expand knowledge and skills
Explore your future

THE KECK GEOLOGY CONSORTIUM

Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences

Investigate the earth
Expand knowledge and skills
Explore your future

THE KECK GEOLOGY CONSORTIUM

Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences

Investigate the earth
Expand knowledge and skills
Explore your future

THE KECK GEOLOGY CONSORTIUM

Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences

Investigate the earth
Expand knowledge and skills
Explore your future

THE KECK GEOLOGY CONSORTIUM

Advancing Diversity in the Geosciences

Investigate the earth
Expand knowledge and skills
Explore your future

Welcome to the Keck Geology Consortium

The Keck Geology Consortium consists of thirteen liberal arts colleges focused on enriching undergraduate education through the development of high-quality research experiences. Each summer, with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Consortium offers a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program to engage undergraduate students in four- to five-week field and laboratory research projects in the earth sciences. Advanced students continue their summer research projects during the following academic year using cutting-edge laboratory techniques. All students are encouraged to participate in a professional conference. The Keck Geology Consortium is currently administered through Macalester College.

Funding for this REU site is provided by the National Science Foundation’s Division of Earth Sciences, located in Alexandria, VA, to the Keck Geology Consortium (NSF-REU Award No. 1659322 and 2050697).

Important Info

Application for 2023 Coming Soon
Flyer of 2023 Projects Coming Soon

 

15 Feb:  Applications due

15 Mar:  Acceptance letters sent

 

Keck Program Blog

The goals of this blog are (1) to raise the visibility of Keck Geology Consortium programs, (2) to provide Keck research projects with a venue for communicating the process and results of science, and (3) to foster student learning about communicating science to the general public.  We invite contributions to the blog from project students, faculty and staff.  Submissions will undergo brief review before posting.

Sharing is Caring

Sharing is Caring

We were situated underneath a bridge which was frequented by hikers, so throughout the day people would stop and stare, prompting us to greet them and strike a conversation. Everyone we spoke to was super excited to hear about what we were doing and often asked intriguing questions. It was amazing to connect with so many individuals, to the point where knowledge of our work was being spread throughout the Many Glacier area.

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Mooving and Grooving

Mooving and Grooving

I could tell it wasn’t going to be a usual hike. First of all, unlike the trail to Iceberg, the trail was pretty void of people. This made our group feel a real intimacy with the wilderness around us. Second of all, after walking just a little bit on the trail, we came to realize that the trail had turned into one giant incline. Oof.

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Mountains on the Horizon

Mountains on the Horizon

Glacier is a place that tells a story just from looking at it’s mountains. I recommend just sitting and staring at a mountain for awhile. But honestly, you’ll end up doing it naturally. The mountains of Glacier National Park are amazing. But be forewarned, this sets the standard for any mountain view you’ll ever see…

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Keck Geology Presentations at AGU 2019

Keck Geology Presentations at AGU 2019

Presentations by Keck Geology Consortium Participants American Geophysical Union Centennial Meeting 9-13 December 2019 San Francisco, CA Wednesday, 11 December 2019; 13:40 – 18:00 Moscone South - Poster Hall SESSION OS33B - Topics in Biological or Chemical...

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Updates from the Consortium

Creative field photography... when you cannot reach the rocks! This is actually a method to capture 3D models of the rocks with a 🎥
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Sorting samples in camp after a long day of digging.
#keckgeology #keckwyoming #fieldworkfun
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