Stanford Earth Dean Steve Graham joined one of the thousands of rallies held in celebration of the first Earth Day. Now he discusses the event and his own expanding thinking about the planet and its history.
“By inviting early-career, minoritized faculty to give both a departmental seminar and a broader impacts seminar, we are able to highlight the scientific and societal impacts diverse scientists can bring to the table,” says Paula Welander.
“We do not just want work with women at the exclusion of others. We do want to promote outstanding work by outstanding women, and show women they are not alone in this field,” says ERE professor Margot Gerritsen.
Through the course of her career, Xyoli Pérez-Campos has worked to improve the lives of Mexico’s citizens and guide seismological research. Now, the geophysics PhD alumna is the public face of earthquake science and monitoring in Mexico.
Stanford University IT highlighted a project with geophysics professor Biondo Biondi to transform fiber optic cables buried under the university into seismic sensors for tracking and analyzing ground motions.
Stanford Earth hosted a conversation, #MeToo in the Geosciences, to continue the dialogue between faculty, staff and students around issues of sexual harassment, bullying, microaggressions, and their impacts in geoscience settings, in particular.