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The UWM Department of Geosciences is an educational community of students, researchers, and teachers focused on scientific examination of the Earth. We ask important questions, create new knowledge, and communicate information about Earth’s properties and processes through deep-time. Through our research, study, and teaching, we aim to help create a scientifically informed society and enable our students to achieve their professional goals. We welcome all who share our intellectual curiosity about the Earth; our diverse community includes people from a variety of intellectual, religious, class, cultural, and political perspectives.