Clubs and Organizations

Earth and Planetary Sciences is the home department for the Geology and Marine and Coastal Science undergraduate majors and offers Masters and Doctoral degrees in geology. Our student clubs and organizations provide both professional and social opportunities for EPS students and the campus community.

AWG Association for Women Geoscientists

AWG, UC Davis Student Chapter

Our mission. From the National Chapter: "The Association for Women Geoscientists is an international organization devoted to enhancing the quality and level of participation of women in geosciences and to introduce girls and young women to geoscience careers."

Club membership. The AWG, UC Davis Student Chapter, is open to anyone who supports women in science (students, faculty, staff, etc), but our programming targets mainly undergraduate and graduate students.

Activities. Currently, our activities ranges from speaker panels, writing retreats and tutoring, a mentorship program, seminars, informal outreach talks and fundraisers. We are working on developing subject-based programming with a field component.

Officers. 2019-2020

  • Elizabeth Grant, President
  • Rebecca Fildes, Vice President
  • Supratim Dey, Secretary
  • Alba Mar Rodriguez Padilla, Treasurer
  • Veronica Padilla Vriesman, Communications Coordinator

Faculty Sponsor. Sandy Carlson

Contact. Elizabeth Grant: ergrant at

Geology Club

Geology Club at UC Davis

Our mission. The Geology Club at UC Davis unites students who are passionate for the geosciences. The Geology Club spreads awareness of the critical role geology plays in our society through education and exploration of California's diverse and beautiful geological environment. 

Officers. 2019-2020

  • Casey Springer, President
  • Taryn Lausch, Vice President
  • Santiago Hernandez, Treasurer
  • LeAnne Page, Secretary

Faculty Sponsor. Mike Oskin
Contact. Casey Springer: clspringer at