COVID-19 Notice:  

Stay Tuned — The Keck Geology Consortium is offering a full program of Gateway and Advanced REU projects in summer 2022.

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 seventeen 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).

Important Dates

15 Feb:  Applications due

15 Mar:  Acceptance letters sent

Application Process
Application for 2022 Projects Opening Soon

Flyer of Keck 2022 Projects Coming Soon

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.

Slots, Slots and more Slots

Slots, Slots and more Slots

This morning, our fieldwork began as usual, but quickly became something more magical. After picking up where we left off yesterday, our group quickly began to experience what others come from all around the world to see: true slot canyons.

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UTAH PROJECT VIDEO

UPCOMING EVENTS

Full Calendar

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Utah 2018-19 Project Spring Update

Utah 2018-19 Project Spring Update

Caroline, Charley, Curtis, and Madison have all been pushing hard to finish theses, classwork, and preparations for the upcoming GSA Cordilleran Section meeting in Portland, Oregon

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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 🎥
#keckgeology #keckwyoming #geologyrocks
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Sorting samples in camp after a long day of digging.
#keckgeology #keckwyoming #fieldworkfun
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