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IUN alumna takes opportunity to new heights in South Africa

IUN alumna takes opportunity to new heights in South Africa

As Ryan Venturelli took in the mountainous view while surveying rock formations in South Africa recently, she may have thought back to her first days at Indiana University Northwest, when she decided to nix her initial plan to become an accountant and instead pursue geology.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am
Local author pens pictorial on history, geology of the dunes

Local author pens pictorial on history, geology of the dunes

Ken Schoon made a career of teaching science, but found one area lacked the materials needed to bring it home to students.

June 10, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Yellowstone focuses on Old Faithful geology

Yellowstone focuses on Old Faithful geology

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Geyser experts plan to spend three days in Yellowstone next week pooling their knowledge about the Old Faithful area's geology to help guide future decisions about construction in the park's most popular destination.

June 02, 2013 12:00 am

Local geologist takes education on the road

CHESTERTON | Dunes Learning Center and the National Park Service will offer a one-day workshop titled "Geology Road Trip" with Ken Schoon, local educator, geologist and author on Feb. 16. The day will begin at 9 a.m. with a review of Calumet Area geology, including the formation of Lake Mich…

February 07, 2013 12:00 am
RUST BELT RESURGENCE: Miners, workers strike gold in thriving iron industry

RUST BELT RESURGENCE: Miners, workers strike gold in thriving iron industry

DULUTH, Minn. | Minerals and metallurgical engineer Don Fosnacht said having an "ungodly vast" array of natural resources is a good situation.

September 18, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Plan for operations throughout Little Cal watershed

We now face the dilemma of having spent $200 million on flood prevention construction for the Little Calumet River, just a part of the Little Calumet River drainage basin which includes the trunk stream and its tributaries out to Lake Michigan at Burns Ditch in Portage.

June 14, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. must examine safety of nuclear plants here

The triple catastrophe in northern Japan involved an earthquake of 9 on the Richter scale (among the strongest in more than a century), many strong aftershocks, a very intense tsunami and serious damages to nuclear energy facilities with potentially devastating radiation releases. Obviously,…

March 22, 2011 12:00 am
IUN student researcher presents at conference

IUN student researcher presents at conference

Nicole Grabos, 19, of Hobart, recently presented findings at the Geological Society of America's annual conference in Denver, Colo.

November 25, 2010 12:00 am
Hayward boosted BP's bottom line, but not safety

Hayward boosted BP's bottom line, but not safety

LONDON (AP) — Two decades ago, Tony Hayward was a "turtle" — one of a handful of young high fliers at BP earmarked for great things, named after the cartoon warriors, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

July 27, 2010 12:00 am Related

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Minor earthquake shakes US capital's movers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earthquakes are so rare in the Washington area that even a geology student wasn't quite sure what was going on when a minor one hit early Friday. Was it a truck passing by? A low-flying plane?

July 16, 2010 11:30 am
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