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Aaron Harris

March 01, 2023 02:41 PM
Today we’d like to introduce one of our undergraduate students here at the BYU Department of Geological Sciences. Aaron Harris is from Bentonville, Arkansas. Aaron was originally studying to be a mechanical engineer, but after seeing a poster advertising BYU’s Geology program he decided to look into it. As a kid, he loved learning about science in school, but he never saw geology as a real career option. After some research, he decided it would be fun to give geology a try, and he’s been grateful for that decision ever since.
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Brierton Sharp

February 10, 2023 03:13 PM
Brierton Sharp is an undergraduate student in the Department of Geological Sciences from Hawaii. He enjoys playing the electric base, snowboarding, surfing, and playing soccer.
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Hannah Wehrmeister

February 10, 2023 03:12 PM
Hannah Wehrmeister is an undergraduate student in the Department of Geological Sciences from Columbia, Maryland. Her absolute favorite thing to do in her free time is rock climbing. If she can't climb, she loves to hike and camp instead. Sometimes she brings her dog Remy along for her adventures.
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Shayna Orme

February 10, 2023 03:11 PM
Shayna Orme is an undergraduate student here at the BYU Department of Geological Sciences. Since the age of ten she has loved studying geology. While spending her time in the mountains of New Mexico and Utah, she loves to hunt for gemstones and other fascinating minerals.
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Ted Morgan

February 10, 2023 03:06 PM
Ted Morgan is one of our undergraduate students here at the BYU Department of Geological Sciences. While growing up in Nebraska and Maryland, he loved to spend his time camping, hiking, and exploring the outdoors.
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Cheyenne Pratt

November 22, 2022 11:12 AM
Cheyenne Pratt is a Masters Student in the Department of Geological Sciences at BYU from Bear Lake, Idaho. She enjoys hiking, rock climbing, backcountry skiing, spelunking, etc. If there is an activity to do outside most likely she is there. Only ask her for hiking recommendations though if you want to see cool rocks, she won't necessarily give you the most accessible trails.
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Hyrum Briscoe

October 06, 2022 01:50 PM
Hyrum Briscoe is a Master's student in BYU's Department of Geological Science from West Point, Utah. He comes from a big family and is the youngest of eight kids. He likes to rock climb, and play board games like Settlers of Catan. Hyrum is really excited for winter so he can go snowboarding.
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Brad Taylor

October 06, 2022 01:42 PM
Brad Taylor is a sophomore in the Department of Geological Sciences from Monroe, Utah. In his free time, he likes hiking, swimming, reading, and camping. Growing up his dad would take him and his brother camping in the Uinta Mountain every year.
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Colin Boisvert

October 06, 2022 01:14 PM
Colin Boisvert is a Master's student in the Department of Geological Sciences at BYU from San Jose, California born and raised. When he was at UC Davis, a trusted advisor told him when applying to Ph.D./master programs you need to focus on the professor you are working with. You need to make sure that you will get along, and be studying similar fields. So after realizing Brooks Britt studied similar aspects of paleontology, Colin decided to apply.
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Taylor Oswald

June 15, 2022 02:51 PM
Taylor Oswald is a senior in the Department of Geological Science from Albion, Michigan. Taylor’s life revolves around dinosaurs! He has loved them throughout his childhood, and if it was possible to be born loving dinosaurs he probably was. He enjoys reading dinosaur literature, visiting paleontology museums, and watching every dinosaur movie there is!
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Lindy Miller

June 06, 2022 01:10 PM
Lindy Miller just finished her sophomore year in the Department of Geological Sciences at BYU. She is from Provo and enjoys painting. Lindy is obsessed with Bollywood movies, and if you are looking for the most extra action movie you have ever seen, she recommends Bang Bang.
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Delene Escalona

June 06, 2022 01:06 PM
Delene Escalona is a senior in the Department of Geological Sciences at BYU. She played water polo for 6 years, and previously played on BYU’s club team! She loves being outside, camping and reading.
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Miaja Coombs

June 06, 2022 01:03 PM
Miaja Coombs is a freshman in the Department of Geological Sciences. She grew up in Alaska and spends as much time as she can outdoors, skiing, rock climbing, and trail running.
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Ben Lake

April 07, 2022 01:28 PM
Ben Lake is a master’s student in the Department of Geological Sciences from Montpelier, Idaho. He enjoys rock climbing, backpacking, and landscape photography.
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Sydney Richards

March 30, 2022 04:57 PM
Sydney is a first-year graduate student in the Department of Geological Sciences at BYU. Her research uses ground penetrating radar to understand carbonate beach depositional systems as they apply to petroleum reservoir research.
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Brigham Cardon

March 30, 2022 04:54 PM
Brigham is a Senior in the geology department. He used to run on BYU'S track team, plays ultimate Frisbee, and LOVES board games.
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Kendra Caskey

March 30, 2022 04:51 PM
Kendra is a Senior in the Department of Geological Sciences. She enjoys playing the piano and violin, reading, and swimming! She also likes making jewelry out of the gems she finds!
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Annalise Bassett

March 30, 2022 04:48 PM
Annalise Basset is a Junior in the Department of Geological Sciences! She likes being outside, whether it be camping, hiking, or reading! She also plays piano and cello.
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Jakobi Baumman

March 30, 2022 04:41 PM
Jakobi is a Freshman in the Department of Geological Sciences! He currently plays the trombone in BYU’s marching band, and he also enjoys playing tennis in his free time.
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Abby Mangum

March 30, 2022 04:38 PM
Abby is a Masters student in the Department of Geological Sciences. She is from Springville, Utah. She loves to do “right-brain hobbies,” like crocheting, knitting, and painting in her free time!
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