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Department in Review: Physics

The following article is part of a recurring segment in which the Oredigger reviews a department on campus by interviewing the department head and surveying current seniors. To see more articles in this segment click here. Below is a transcript of an interview with the Physics department head, Jeff Squier, conducted by the Oredigger. What […]

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Department in Review: Chemistry & Biochemistry

The following article is part of a recurring segment in which the Oredigger reviews a department on campus by interviewing the department head and surveying current seniors. To see more articles in this segment click here. The Oredigger sat down with Bettina Voelker this week to discuss the state of the Chemistry and Biochemistry department […]

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Department in Review: Civil and Environmental Engineering

The following article is part of a recurring segment in which the Oredigger reviews a department on campus by interviewing the department head and surveying current seniors. To see more articles in this segment click here. For our next instalment of Department in Review, the Oredigger sat down with Susan Reynolds to discuss the state […]

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Department in Review: Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

The following article is part of a recurring segment in which the Oredigger reviews a department on campus by interviewing the department head and surveying current seniors. To see more articles in this segment click here. Number of Undergraduate Students: 153 Number of Graduate Students: 100 Male to Female Ratio: 3.5:1 Employment Rate: 100% Average […]

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Department in Review: Geophysics

The following article is part of a recurring segment in which the Oredigger reviews a department on campus by interviewing the department head and surveying current seniors. To see more articles in this segment click here. Undergraduate Student Faculty Ratio: 12:1 Graduate Student Faculty Ratio: 7:1 Combined Student Faculty Ratio: 9:1 Total Number of Students: […]

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Department in Review: Geology & Geological Engineering

The student/professor ratio is about 9:1.
There are 150 undergraduate students and 183 graduate students in the department as well as 17 faculty members.
The average starting salary (as of 2012) for undergrads is $55,000 whereas for graduate students, it is $95,000, and the employment rate within the department is 80% for undergrads and mid to high 90s for graduate students.