Meet Our Students

  • M.S. student, Mohammed Al Musawi, discussing his AAPG poster at the annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah

    M.S. student, Mohammed Al Musawi, discussing his AAPG poster at the annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • Remote sensing laboratory students

    Ph.D. students and Remote Sensing Laboratory colleagues pose with Dr. Mohamed Sultan, Department Chair and Dr. Mine Dogan, Assistant Professor.

  • 2018 Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

    The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences 2018 class of undergraduate and graduate students.

The Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences at Western Michigan University boasts an accomplished, enthusiastic and highly diverse student body who travel from all around the world to study here. Our students take pride in being part of our program, and our program takes great pride in our students.

Meet our students

Ann Gilchrist (M.A.), discusses how a chance conversation led to meeting Dr. Carla Koretsky and pursuing a master’s degree in geosciences. Ann also discusses her experience being a non-traditional student.

Rachael Kadiri (Ph.D.) discusses her experience joining the department as a visiting research scientist from Morocco.

Allie Wyman (undergraduate) discusses how she made the transition from physics to geosciences. She also discusses the bonding experience of field trips and the sense of community in the department.

Ben Langton (undergraduate) discusses his experience as a transfer student and the transformative effect of field experiences.