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University Of North Alabama To Host Dr. Stephen Mcnutt For Volcanic Conversation

Aug. 30, 2018

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

By Bryan Rachal
University Communications

FLORENCE, Ala.-The University of North Alabama will welcome Dr. Stephen McNutt to campus for a lecture Thursday, Sept. 13, at 2 p.m., in the Science and Engineering Building.

McNutt, whose lecture is titled Using Seismology to Find Where the Magma is and How it Gets to the Surface, is currently a professor and head of the Seismology Laboratory in the School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida.

McNutt's research focus is in the field of volcano geophysics, including seismology, infrasound and lightning. McNutt served as the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior (IAVCEI)'s Secretary General, from 1999-2007.He earned his Ph.D. in Volcanology at Columbia University in 1985.

The lecture is being sponsored by the Department of Physics and Earth Sciences.

For more information:https://www.una.edu/physicsandearthscience/


The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programsthrough the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business,Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing and Health Professions.Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA Athletics, a renownedcollegiate athletics program with seven (7) Division II National Championships, is now a proud member of the NCAA Division I's ASUN and Big South Conferences.The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin.