The Smilodon

The Smilodon: Newsletter of the Department of Geosciences

PDF iconThe 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 smilodon@princeton.edu.

The Smilodon Newsletter, Spring 2020

 

Featured article:

Guyot Hall under Quarantine: Geosciences Ph.D. students defend remotely amidst the pandemic

Summary:  Among the denizens of Guyot Hall, the unprecedented measures of the coronavirus lockdown impacted the trajectories of four Geosciences Ph.D. candidates, who faced the prospect of completing and defending their dissertations remotely. Despite the inherent challenges, Rachel Harris *20, Jennifer Kasbohm *20, Danielle Schlesinger *20 and Joel Simon *20 all successfully defended their dissertations during the lockdown. 

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.
 

The Smilodon then and now

The original Smilodon* Seal painted by Bruce Horsfall in the 1920's and The Smilodon's current version, redesigned for the Spring issue of 2011. The logo was redesigned in 2013 by GEO Undergraduates using a vintage 1970s department illustration.

Prior and current department logos

Archive

Recent years:

PDF iconSpring 2019

PDF iconSpring 2018

PDF iconSpring 2017

PDF iconSpring 2016

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 smilodon@princeton.edu.

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

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