College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Caitlin Leslie, GEO major, Snags Undergrad Poster Award

Date: October 15, 2012

Geology major, Caitlin Leslie, won first place (and was awarded $500) in the poster competition for undergraduates at the Great Midwestern NASA Space Grant Regional Meeting.  States represented at the conference were Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa.  Caitlin was the only Michigan undergraduate representative.

Winning Abstract title: Recent Folding, Geomorphic Evolution, and
Paleoclimate: Apsheron Peninsula, Azerbaijan
Authors: Caitlin Leslie, Prof. John Weber (MSGC Mentor, GVSU, Geology), Prof. Peter Wampler (GVSU Geology), Dr. Elmira Aliyeva (Geological Institute of Azerbaijan)

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