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You are always part of Stanford Earth.

As a Stanford Earth alum, you are a part of a global community of individuals who care about and for our planet. Together, we pursue discoveries, solve problems, and build lifelong relationships to support Earth and its inhabitants.


Stanford Earth Alumni Awards

“All of us have the opportunity to start something of very modest beginnings that makes a tremendous difference long into the future.” – Bradford Mills, '77, MS '79, 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

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Alumni news & features

A calling from the mountains

With a career that balances mountaineering, teaching, and research, Hari Mix uses his background in Earth systems and geology to reconstruct past climates, examine mechanisms producing extreme precipitation, and teach the next generation of students about the planet.

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Making waves in academia and policy

From fieldwork in Hawaii to testifying in Congress, Kate Brauman, Environment and Resources PhD ’10, developed a career in water policy by embracing interdisciplinary interests, following her personal values, and being open to new opportunities – even when her path forward wasn’t clear.

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Geophysics alumna awarded for earthquake research

Greg Beroza comments on work by his former student, Marine Denolle, PhD '14, who received the 2019 Charles F. Richter Early Career Award for research on ground motion predictions for future earthquakes.

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Studying Hawaii's Kilauea volcano up close

Geophysics alum Kyle Anderson, PhD '12, is part of a team of USGS scientists helping to monitor lava flows and activity at the summit of Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.

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Nicholas Heinzen

Associate Director of Annual Giving & Alumni Relations


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