Chelsea Nissen '12


Major: Geology
Minor: Chemistry
Hometown:St. Cloud, MN

My fellowship experience:
This was a really great experience from learning and experience in geology to making connections between other professionals in the field. I was able to utilize all of my class knowledge of geology in this research. This research also established my interest in geology and I was able to use the skills which solidified my excitement for continuing education. 

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Chelsea Nissen '12

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Black Fellow in Geology

Cornell College & University of Iowa
Mount Vernon &
Iowa City, Iowa

Aims of the Fellowship
Assist Dr. Emily Walsh in geologic research related to eclogites (rocks) in North Qaidam, China

Faculty Sponsor
Emily Walsh, Geology