Noted Geosciences Alumni to Speak at Campus Center

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Geosciences alumni William Werkheiser, acting director of the U.S. Geological Survey, and Steven Shirey, staff scientist in the department of terrestrial magnetism at Carnegie Institution of Washington, will each give 25-minute talks on Friday, Oct. 6 beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Marriott Center, 11th Floor, Campus Center.

Both men will receive UMass Amherst Geosciences Distinguished Alumni awards.

The talks, which are part of the 2017 Geoscience Alumni Reunion Weekend, are free and open to the public.