GEOLOGY & Environmental Science


05.05.09 - Undergraduate Hannah Shepherd and Dr. Elizabeth Johnson Present Research on Capitol Hill

Hannah Shepherd represented the Commonwealth of Virginia at the "Posters on the Hill" research symposium on May 5, 2009. Hannah's project is entitled "Water Contents of Yellowstone Magmas Estimated from Hydroxyl Concentrations in Feldspar Phenocryts," and she is advised by Dr. Elizabeth Johnson.

This research is also featured in a recent issue of JMU's "Madison Scholar."

More information about "Posters on the Hill," sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research, is online at:
Posters on the Hill

Dr. Johnson (left) and Hannah (right) are pictured below with Virginia Senator Mark Warner.