- Boyer and two environmental science majors, Tim Swartz and Ty Robbins, took a 13-day trip in June to Utah and Nevada to collect rock samples on federal lands believed to have been the site of mass extinctions.
- The Winthrop study focuses on comparing the biological and chemical signs before, during and after the extinctions to better understand what caused them.
Winthrop University, "Fossils Collected This Summer Will Be Subject of Tests" (2017). Winthrop News 2017. 166.