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Global leaders to explore transforming and extending energy systems

The co-directors of the Precourt Institute for Energy discuss why leaders from around the world are meeting to discuss the future of energy at Stanford’s Global Energy Forum.

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Perspectives from the Stanford Educational Farm

Vilina Mehta writes in The Stanford Daily about her experience learning at the O’Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm.

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Stanford Earth receives website award

Stanford Earth's website has been recognized with the "Leader of the Pack in Higher Education" award from Acquia Engage for its integration, performance, and user experience.

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Geophysical imaging provides key insights for groundwater management

In GEOPHYS 190: Near-Surface Geophysics, Rosemary Knight and Dustin Schroeder help students apply geophysical imaging methods and tools to sustainable water management. 

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Valerie Shen named 2019 Siebel Scholar

E-IPER student Valerie Shen, who is pursuing a joint MBA/MS in Environment and Resources, has been named a 2019 Siebel Scholar for her outstanding academic achievement and leadership.

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Jon Payne on People Behind the Science Podcast

Geological Sciences professor Jon Payne discusses a range of life experiences, from hobbies and home life to the trials and successes of his research.

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Sustainable Finance Initiative to help unleash decarbonization capital

A new Stanford program, supported by Bank of America, will fund research to develop the finance and policy tools needed for the transition to a decarbonized and climate-resilient global economy.

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Sharing science in South Africa

During the summer of 2018, eight students traveled to South Africa with the Stanford Alpine Project (SAP), an organization that gives Stanford students a chance to design and implement a student-led field excursion that is accessible to all Earth scientists. 

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Students share subsistence practices through film

E-IPER students have produced a film that highlights ways that indigenous knowledge and western science can work together to manage resources.

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Paula Welander receives NSF, GSA awards

Paula Welander has been honored by the GSA for her research accomplishments and presented a 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her proposal to research biomarker lipids that give insight into Earth’s history.

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When the career path takes a sharp left

Three E-IPER alumni share what led them to take a chance on a less conventional job change.

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Usua Amanam named 2019 Siebel Scholar

Energy Resources Engineering PhD student Usua Amanam has been recognized as a 2019 Siebel Scholar. The foundation awards grants to graduate students for their outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated leadership.

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Space mission course explores ‘big science’ through new lens

Dustin Schroeder, an assistant professor of geophysics, challenges first-year students to dissect “big science” with the introductory seminar The Space Mission to Europa.

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Tony Kovscek to lead new Energy Frontier Research Center

Stanford will soon be home to two new Department of Energy-funded Energy Frontier Research Centers, aimed at transforming the way energy is generated, transformed, stored and used.

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Two E-IPER PhDs receive Switzer Environmental Fellowships

Miyuki Hino and Philip Womble, PhD students in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER), have been recognized for their contributions and commitment to improving the environment.

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MBA Fellow to Pursue Joint E-IPER Degree

Samantha Tellatin, the recipient of a 2018-19 Stanford USA MBA Fellowship, will pursue an MBA degree jointly with an MS in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources (E-IPER). Fellows were selected for their commitment to supporting development and revitalization in the Midwest.

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