Anthropocene Exhibition at the Benton

The human epoch exhibition supports the teaching of a new introductory environmental literacy and science course offered by the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Connecticut, ERTH 1000E The Human Epoch. The Human Epoch: Living in the Anthropocene is curated by Robert Thorson, Department Head and Professor, Earth Sciences, with Amanda Douberley, Assistant Curator/Academic […]

Geomicrobiology Class Field Trip

On October 17th, Dr. Pieter Visscher’s Geomicrobiology class took a field trip to Barn Island in Stonington, CT.  They were able to take samples from the area and then return to the lab to look more closely at their findings.  The students were thrilled to be able to get out in the field and get […]