The students in this course explored geology by examining rock types, bedding features, cooling fractures, fault zones, features of weathering and coastal erosion, and more. At the same time they learned the mechanics of shooting good photographs, from depth of field and composition to basic tools of post-processing.
The Many Nations Longhouse is a place for celebrating important events, teaching cultural history and traditions, discussing community issues, and acts as a place to welcome tribal members and other visitors.
This exhibit combines stunning wildlife photography by Florian Schulz with a compelling environmental issue—the need to protect the natural corridors that give wildlife the freedom to move through their traditional ranges and maintain healthy populations.
The Earth has many faces. Some are smooth and flowing, others rocky and ravaged; all are shaped by dynamic geologic processes. This exhibit showcases snapshots of our ever-changing planet from a geologist’s perspective.
This exhibit was made up of objects excavated in 2008 from the William M. Stevens family cemetery site in Springfield. The Stevens are considered the first pioneering family to have settled in the Springfield area.
“I have attempted through photography to try and document the atmosphere and mood of each locale visited and to capture the human spirit I encounter, from serene moments of daily life to memories of playful joy.” —Dennis Griffin