The Smilodon

The Smilodon: Newsletter of the Department of Geosciences

The Smilodon is the newsletter for the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University. Highlights from the publication are letters from the Chair, research timeline, department and alumni news, awards, books, and deaths. If you are interested in submitting a story write to [email protected].

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Featured article:

Rock Magnetism Lab is Exhumed

The Princeton campus is evolving — and not at a glacial pace. Twelve major construction projects are carving up the campus (https://facilities.princeton.edu/projects) and one of them that broke ground on Ivy Lane this summer will be the new home of Geosciences.

And as part of another project, that quirky underground Rock Magnetism Laboratory half-buried between Guyot and Eno Halls, which was the site of ground-breaking 20th century research, will become a part of Princeton history.

The Smilodon is the alumni newsletter for the Department of Geosciences at Princeton University. Highlights from the publication are letters from the Chair, research timeline, department and alumni news, awards, books, and deaths. If you are interested in submitting a story write to Laurel Goodell

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Archived Newsletters:
Smilodon Newsletters, 1926-2018
These bi-annually newsletters have been published by the department since 1926. It is read by faculty, students, staff, alumni and friends of the department. Currently, the newsletter is produced annually in the spring. Questions or signups can be sent to [email protected].

Weekly Intrusion, 1984-2000
A weekly flyer that published announcements and events for members of the department during that time.

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