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Ellen Bishop pens field guide to Northwest geology

Molly Johanson

February 9, 2012

"Every rock's got a story. [Geology is a] way of telling a story about the earth," said Visiting Assisting Professor of Environmental Studies and Geology Ellen Bishop. Bishop's upcoming book "Field Guide to Pacific Northwest Geology" will be published in 2013.  In it, Bishop intends to tell the stories and histories of the land surrounding Whitman. Bishop is ...

Whitman in the Wallowas gears up for second summer

Whitman in the Wallowas gears up for second summer

Dylan Tull

February 2, 2012

Last summer, Whitman in the Wallowas took 12 Whitman students deep into Wallowa County, Ore. to work with residents and study interdisciplinary environmental issues through hands-on work in the community. Following the success of the program's first outing, Miles C. Moore Professor of Political Science...

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