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Release: March 24, 2003

Students Present Research At Geoscience Meeting

(Student name) of (hometown), a/an (class designation) student in the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences department of geoscience, is scheduled to present a research paper March 24-25 at the 37th annual meeting of the North-Central Section of the Geological Society of America in Kansas City, Mo.

(Name) will present a paper titled, (research paper title). The University of Missouri, Kansas City department of geosciences is hosting the meeting for about 350 geoscientists.

Student participation in the meeting is made possible, in part, by the Dewey Stuit Fund in the Liberal Arts and Sciences. The fund was initiated by several UI emeritus faculty in honor of Dean Emeritus Stuit.

EDITORS: Receipt of this release indicates that a student from your readership area is a research presenter. Students are listed alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa students listed first. Each entry includes the student's name, graduate or undergraduate class status, and research paper title.


Avoca, Thomas A. Hegna, undergraduate, Early Silurian Trilobites From Northeastern Missouri

Bettendorf, Ethan E. Kerns, undergraduate, Evolution Of The Neogene Caribbean Reef Coral Stylophora: Analyzing Morphologic Change Within Species

Johnston, Emily M. Miller, undergraduate, Hornblende Stratigraphy Surrounding Homo Erectus In Central Java, Indonesia


Rock Falls, Heidi M. Dowd, graduate, Carbon Stable Isotope Patterns In The Pawnee Cyclothem, Middle Pennsylvanian Of Midcontinent North America


Turnersville, Danielle E. Shapo, graduate, Systematics And Growth Form Analysis Of Stromatoporoids Of The Little Cedar Formation Middle Devonian, Eastern Iowa

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