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Earth systems alum helped with Pulitzer Prize-winning project

Jackie Botts, '17, collaborated with journalists in an investigation into qualified immunity, a legal doctrine that has protected law enforcement officers from being held accountable when they use excessive force.

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Elizabeth Miller, Sibyl Diver receive Excellence in Teaching Awards

Recipients of the school’s annual Excellence in Teaching Awards are selected based on nominations from students, faculty, and alumni.

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Jef Caers discusses sexual identity in context of career

Caers wrote about his personal journey and offered advice to others on how they can share their struggles and be vulnerable. 

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Stanford Earth graduates: Make your own future

Graduates of the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences have the skills and knowledge to persevere in the face of new challenges and uncertainty, according to Dean Stephan Graham.

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Should solar geoengineering be considered in the fight against climate change?

In a recent episode of "Climate Conversations,” Chris Field discussed the possible risks and benefits of geoengineering and the need for more research.

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Sonia Tikoo-Schantz, Pam Matson honored by Faculty Women's Forum

The Faculty Women's Forum honored Sonia Tikoo-Schantz with the Inspiring Early Academic Career Award. Pam Matson received the Deborah Rhode Lifetime Achievement Award. 

 

 

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Earth researchers receive funding for energy project

Inês Azevedo, Sally Benson, Adam Brandt and Jacques de Chalendar received funding to explore how policies and people shape the needed transition to sustainable energy systems and its distributional/equity consequences.

 

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Dave Mucciarone wins 2021 Amy J. Blue Award

Mucciarone, who manages the Stable Isotope Biogeochemistry Laboratory (SIBL), was honored for being exceptionally dedicated, supportive of colleagues and passionate about his work.

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Geophysics researcher honored with Charles F. Richter Early Career Award

Seyed Mostafa Mousavi, a research scientist at Google and adjunct professor at Stanford, has conducted pioneering works in the emerging field of machine learning applications in seismology. 

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William Ellsworth earns top honor in seismology

Ellsworth was recognized for his critical contributions to earthquake location, earthquake nucleation, earthquake recurrence and induced seismicity research.

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SUST MS student receives Lloyd W. Dinkelspiel Award

Constanza Hasselmann was honored “for founding the Public Interest Technology Lab at Stanford, which hosts events and engages in advocacy to encourage thoughtful innovation with a focus on recruitment, racial justice and bridging disciplines.”

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Professor emeritus Dave Pollard receives highest award of Geological Society

The award is given to geoscientists who have had a significant influence by means of a substantial body of excellent research in either or both 'pure' and 'applied' aspects of the science.

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Seven students receive SAA Community Impact Awards

Stanford Earth graduate students Amanda Zerbe, Carl Ziade, Ian Field, Jenna Louie, Krishna Rao, Lauren Abrahams and Marie-Cristine Kaptan have received 2021 Community Impact Awards from the Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) for campus contributions.

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Two students awarded first place in 2021 SPE paper contest

Energy resources engineering student Dylan Crain received first place in the MS category and electrical engineering student Tim Anderson received first place in the PhD category. 

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Q&A: Why discuss mental health in academia?

Stanford Earth transitioned the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) into its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative in 2020. As part of an effort to celebrate and discuss identity, five Stanford Earth community members talk about how mental health has informed and impacted their careers.

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Geophysics student recognized by the Department of Energy

Geophysics student Alex Miltenberger was selected for the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program. Miltenberger will research how snowmelt affects groundwater discharge into streams.

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2019 Webby Award Nominee

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