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Making connections between science and spirituality

A workshop followed by a public conversation helped scientists find new ways to talk about their scientific research to audiences they do not often communicate with.

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Stanford Earth’s Tianze Liu receives AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award

Liu has received a second AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award for his research improving a methodology used to understand structures that affect seismicity.

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How do you shift an organization to advance sustainability goals?

Stanford Earth has launched its first online course to give working professionals access to best practices that drive sustainability. 

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It’s not always about “The Big One”: Why we mine for the little ones, too

The Mining Seismic Wavefields (MSW) project, a research collaboration between Stanford, USC, Caltech, and Georgia Tech, has developed and demonstrated new methods for seismological data mining.

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Can you explain science using only 1,000 common words?

Earth System Science PhD student Katerina Gonzales and colleagues found creative ways to discuss the warming of atmospheric rivers, or "sky long water things," for AGU's Up-Goer Five Challenge.

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MVP to PhD: My Stanford journey

Usua Amanam, a PhD candidate in energy resources engineering, discusses the experiences that led him to pursue research with professor Tony Kovscek.

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Q&A: Women in oceanography

Earth system science researchers Karen Casciotti and Colette Kelly discuss their paths to oceanography, the challenges they’ve faced and the changes they’ve seen in the field's culture and composition.

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Class brings marginalized voices to the forefront of environmental science

Created in response to student interest and advocacy, the new Stanford Earth course highlights issues at the intersection of environmental science and social justice.

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Stanford Earth photos inspire science and wonder

Stanford Earth's 2018 photo contest drew nearly 200 photographs from around the world from faculty, students, and staff. Photos captured the natural world, students at work in the field, and research in the lab.

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Learning by doing—and teaching

Undergraduate Andea Scott's research adventure in Colorado was also a learning opportunity for her mentor, Dana Chadwick.

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Two E-IPER graduates named 2019 30 Under 30 in Energy

Apoorv Bhargava, E-IPER MS-MBA '18, and Tim Latimer, E-IPER MS-MBA '17, have been recognized as innovators in the 2019 Forbes list, 30 Under 30 in Energy. 

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Karianne Bergen, PhD '18, receives student author award

The 2018 Geophysical Journal International Student Author Award has been awarded to Karianne Bergen, PhD '18, for a paper co-authored with Greg Beroza detailing three new methods for detecting earthquakes.

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Program to diversify academia celebrates 10th anniversary

Stanford Earth's Rosemary Knight is a panelist for a professional development conference for participants of the Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence Doctoral Fellowship Program (DARE).

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Elizabeth Miller receives GSA career award

Elizabeth Miller has been awarded the 2018 Structural Geology & Tectonics Career Contribution Award from the Geological Society of America.

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