Bard selected for GeoCorps America program


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News release from the University of Saint Francis:

Bard Selected for GeoCorps America Program

(June 8, 2015) — Dr. Gary Bard, University of Saint Francis professor emeritus of Physics and Earth Science, has been selected to participate in the GeoCorps America program during the summer of 2015.

The program places geoscientists in parks throughout the United States to help the National Park Service with specific geoscience needs and to introduce youth and young professionals to potential National Park Service careers. Dr. Bard will be researching the impact of volcanism on climate change and the evolution of species.

For more information on the GeoCorps America Guest Scientist program, visit the National Park Service Geoscientists-in-the-Park home page at


About the University of Saint Francis
The University of Saint Francis is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2015. Founded in 1890 as a comprehensive university in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, USF offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate programs through the School of Health Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership and School of Creative Arts. In addition to its traditional programs, the university designs focused curricula for working adults in Fort Wayne, Crown Point and online. The university will open a Downtown Fort Wayne Campus in the fall of 2016 that will feature business, entrepreneurship and music technology programs. Currently 2,300 students from a broad geographic region attend USF for its academic excellence.


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