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The 2016 Stanford Earth Reunion included Classes without Quizzes taught by Stanford Earth professors Noah Diffenbaugh (Is THIS climate change?) and Gail Mahood (Finding oil to volcanic hazards in Saudi Arabia), a Stanford Educational Farm Tour, an alumni reception on Mitchell Terrace, the homecoming football game, and most especially, the inauguration of Stanford’s 11th president Marc Tessier-Lavigne.


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    Wenyue Sun (first place, PhD Division), and Ahinoam (Noe) Pollack (first place, Masters Division) are student paper contest winners at the Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Western North America Region Student Paper Contest. Congratulations!

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    The scope of research and teaching at the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences greatly expanded under Matson, one of the university’s longest serving deans.

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    New course covering deep sea microbes and outer space draws students from all majors into the study of planet Earth.