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2022

Petroleum Experts, Inc. donated educational license (for the year 2022) worth $2,542,603.16 to WKU

Petroleum Experts donated updated MOVE structural geology software suite educational license (for the year 2022) worth $2,542,603.16 ($2.54 million) to WKU to conduct cutting-edge geoscientific teaching and research. This donation includes 10 licenses of the most current version of the software that include kinematic modeling, geomechanical, sediment, fracture and fault modeling, fault and stress analyses and many more. We greatly acknowledge Petroleum Experts for this software donation to advance the teaching and training of the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Atmospheric Sciences undergraduate and graduate students, and conduct cutting edge research.

2021

WKU geologist wins China's highest award given to foreign experts

WKU faculty member installed as president of National Association of Geoscience Teachers

Group honors WKU geology professor as outstanding educator

WKU geologist Chris Groves honored for water resource research

Geology professor is one of 125 to retire today

Women of Western: 3 female professors on what led them to WKU

Understanding how the Pandemic changed the job market

Petroleum Experts donated educational license (for the year 2021) worth $2.54 million to WKU

Petroleum Experts donated MOVE software suite educational license (for the year 2021) worth $2,542,603 ($2.54 million) to WKU to conduct cutting-edge geoscientific teaching and research. Including many others, this robust software suite comprises of a number of top-of-the-line and analysis tools. We greatly acknowledge Petroleum Experts for this software donation to advance the teaching and training of the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Atmospheric Sciences undergraduate and graduate students, and conduct cutting edge research.

2020

WKU faculty members' research published in 'Geology'

2018

View from the Hill - WKU geology grad lands dream job at world’s largest oil company

2017

2017 AAPG Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) Eastern Section Champion


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