Geology alumni reunion celebrates new Wyoming field station

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The Department of Geological & Atmospheric Sciences hosted its 2015 Field Camp Alumni Reunion the over the July 4th weekend, attracting about 150 people to the Carl F. Vondra Geology Field Station in Shell, Wyo. The reunion activities included hiking and fossil collecting, barbecues, campfires, rafting and excursions to the Heart of the Mountain Interpretive Center and the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, as well as the dedication of three new buildings at the camp: two new dormitories and a classroom and laundry building.

Special guests included Beate Schmittmann, LAS Dean, Tom and Evonne Smith, who provided gifts to complete the renovation of the dorms and classroom, and Gary and Sandra Johnson, whose gifts also supported the completion of the projects.

The summer issue of Link magazine will feature more information and photos from the event.