Michigan Geophysical Union

Annual Michigan Geophysical Union Symposium

The annual Michigan Geophysical Union (MGU) Symposium is held each spring. MGU is sponsored by both the Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering departments.

About MGU

MGU is a friendly forum designed to showcase and reward outstanding student research in various aspects of Earth, oceanic, atmospheric, and space sciences, as well as foster interdepartmental dialogue and camaraderie. All faculty, staff, graduate, and undergraduate students are encouraged to attend to learn about the exciting research that is taking place in the UM science community.

MGU 2024

MGU 2024 will be held in the Biological Sciences Building (BSB) atrium from 11am to 5pm on Friday, April 5, where the later reception will be held in the North University Building (1100 NUB; Earth and Environmental Sciences) room 2540. 

More details coming soon!

MGU 2023

MGU 2023 will be held in-person at the Michigan League in the 2nd Floor Ballroom (posters) and Vandenburg Room (talks) on Thursday, April 13th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with a lunch break from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. It will include both poster sessions and live presentations! All Michigan faculty, staff, alumni, and students (as well as family and friends!) are welcome to attend.


9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Opening remarks, Ballroom
9:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. “Session 1” – In-person posters, Ballroom
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. “Session 2” – Live Talks, Vandenburg Room
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch, Ballroom
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. “Session 3” – Live Talks, Vandenburg Room
2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. “Session 4” – In-person posters, Ballroom
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing remarks and awards, Ballroom

To view the full program, click here.


Please contact the MGU chairs ([email protected]) with questions.