Reminisce with classmates.
Reconnect with professors.
Revel in the future of geology.

Calling all OSU geology alums! Journey back-to-campus for this in-person geology alumni reunion. This will be a fun-filled multi-day event with lots of opportunities to connect with fellow classmates, geology faculty and current students, and of course, your alma mater! You’ll find the full schedule below as well as a link to register. If you have any questions about the schedule or registration, feel free to email We can't wait to see you!

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THURSDAY, MAY 19 - for those arriving the evening prior
6:00-8:00 PM    
Informal gathering spot (upstairs, McMenamins on Monroe)


8:00 – 8:50 AM    
Registration check-in (CEOAS Admin Bldg)

9:00 – 9:50 AM    
Welcome address & geology program discussion with CEOAS Dean & leadership team (Gilfillan Auditorium)

10:00 – 10:50 AM
Meet-and-greet with geology faculty & students (CEOAS Admin Bldg)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Guided walking campus tour (begins/ends at entrance of CEOAS Admin Bldg)
Accommodation available – ask at registration or contact Des Wrathall

12:00 – 2:00 PM
Lunch (CEOAS Admin Bldg)
Geology lab tours, silent rock auction, explore the hidden wonders of the college (throughout Wilkinson & Burt Hall)

2:00 - 3:00 PM     Free time

3:00 – 4:30 PM
Back to Class, Faculty “Ted” talks (Gilfillan Auditorium)

  • Chris Goldfinger – Subduction zone earthquakes in Oregon: Preparing for the “Big One”
  • Anne Tréhu – Imaging Cascadia and recording Reser: recent experiments using large numbers of nodal seismometers
  • John Dilles – The OSU Mineral Resource Geology program, and the role of minerals in the Green Energy transition
  • Anita Grunder – Volcanic and tectonic legacy of Pacific Northwest
  • Ed Brook – Searching for the Oldest Ice in Antarctica for Clues to our Planet’s Future
  • JC Creveling – Reading sea level in sedimentary rocks

4:30 - 6:00 PM    Break, refresh before evening event

6:00 - 8:30 PM
A Celebration of Legacy & Future Promise – wine, dine, and loads of fun! (main lounge, Memorial Union)

10:00 – 11:30 AM
An exclusive tour of the new OSU Marine and Geology Repository

11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Wine Tasting and picnic (Tyee Wine Cellars)