Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) was established when academic programs of Indiana University and Purdue University were merged in 1969.
The Earth Sciences Department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Geology, as well as a BS in Environmental Science. Research programs include biogeochemistry, glacial geology, geomicrobiology, hydrology, human health in the environment, paleoceanography, paleoclimatology, paleontology, petrology, remote sensing, sedimentology, and soil science.
Our campus is located within walking distance of the the Indiana Statehouse, various state (DNR and IDEM) and federal agencies (USGS), the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, many excellent museums, headquarters for the NCAA and USATF, minor league baseball, and Lucas Oil Stadium - Home of the Colts.
There are also plenty of great restaurants, coffee shops, craft breweries, and pubs nearby for the all important science meetings.