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Convening women in data science

Inspiring women to enter and stay in the data science field is one goal of a conference organized in part by Stanford Earth's Margot Gerritsen.

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Healing relationships with the land

A course at Stanford Earth's farm aims to create positive experiences with land while addressing the history and enduring effects of forced farm labor.

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Students rethink the meaning of green

Indira Phukan, a doctoral candidate at Stanford Earth, co-teaches a course on how ideas about environment are learned, and how they can change.

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Designing landscapes beyond the backyard

Kate Hayes, Earth Systems ’08, uses her interdisciplinary background to design and build landscapes that bring people closer to the environment.

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Alumna among first Knight-Hennessy scholars

Earth Systems alumna Amanda Zerbe will study environment and resources as well as law.

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Earth Systems student sets world record

Master's student Christine Cavallo set a world record in indoor rowing, beating the previous record by a fraction of a second.

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Rod Ewing wins 2018 Robert Cahn Award

The award recognizes this Stanford Earth professor's success in breaking down barriers between scientific disciplines.

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Stanford Earth graduate may be Mars bound

Jessica Watkins may be one of the first humans to set foot on another planet. She's part of a NASA class selected with Mars missions in mind.

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Earth Systems Program Celebrates 25 Years

Alumni, faculty, students, and staff gather to celebrate and share stories of putting learning into action.

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A conversation with Dean Stephan Graham

What is on the new dean's mind as he settles into the role? And how did he become interested in geology in the first place?

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Stanford Earth alumna leverages law for clean air

As a lawyer with the Environmental Defense Fund, Martha Roberts, Earth Systems ’04, MS ’06, advocates for federal policies that protect us from pollution.

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Learning through fieldwork in Palau

Undergraduates study links between human and natural systems in a program that puts them up close with corals. Stanford Earth professor Rob Dunbar is a lead instructor. 

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Meet 10 Rising Environmental Leaders

These Stanford Earth students have been selected for a yearlong leadership and communication program at the Woods Institute.

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Critical minerals scarcity could threaten renewable energy future

The supply chains for critical and rare minerals are vulnerable to political and economic disruptions that could hamper the global shift to a renewable energy future.

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Science meets art at Stanford

Earth Systems major Stephanie Fischer ’18, is featured in a piece about students and faculty who study the sciences at Stanford University but also take part in the arts, both professionally and casually. 

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Industry leaders share mapping insights during Stanford GIS Day

Stanford’s 17th annual GIS Day offered students and faculty the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in the constantly evolving field.

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