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Photo of Page Chamberlain in a lab

German Geological Society awards Page Chamberlain top honor

by Elenita Nicholas on November 7, 2019 3:52 pm
The German Geological Society awarded geological sciences Professor PAGE CHAMBERLAIN its top honor, the Gustav Steinmann Medal, during its annual meeting in September. Among other academic achievements, Chamberlain was recognized for his contributions to understanding the interaction between tectonics and climate in both present and past mountain belts. The award cited his work as foundational to… Read more German Geological Society awards Page Chamberlain top honor

Gabrielle Wong-Parodi and William Tarpeh receive early-career awards

by Stanford Earth and University Communications staff on September 7, 2019 2:50 pm
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has awarded Stanford Earth’s GABRIELLE WONG-PARODI and Stanford Engineering’s WILLIAM TARPEH 2019 Early-Career Research Fellowships. Now in its fifth year, the fellowship program supports the development of emerging scientific leaders who are prepared to work at the intersections of environmental health, community… Read more Gabrielle Wong-Parodi and William Tarpeh receive early-career awards
Earth reading list

Summer reading: Sparking curiosity and conversations about our planet

by Josie Garthwaite on June 30, 2019 2:43 pm
This year’s informal survey of faculty at Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth) yielded a bounty of suggestions for summer reading that may spark renewed curiosity about our planet and the ways we live, think and learn. Whether you’re craving true-life tales of discovery, fiction laced with insights on life in chaotic… Read more Summer reading: Sparking curiosity and conversations about our planet
Simona Onori

Simona Onori: Exemplary young educator

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on April 1, 2019 5:00 pm
SIMONA ONORI, an assistant professor in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford Earth, has been honored with the 2018 Ralph R. Teetor Education Award from SAE International, a global organization for engineering professionals. The award, established in 1963, recognizes and honors exemplary young educators who are successfully preparing the next generation of engineers to meet… Read more Simona Onori: Exemplary young educator
Tianze Liu

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

by Danielle T. Tucker on February 5, 2019 2:46 pm
Stanford Earth graduate student TIANZE LIU has received an Outstanding Student Paper Award (OSPA) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award is given to promote, recognize and reward undergraduate, master’s and PhD students for quality research in the geophysical sciences. Typically, only the top 3 to 5 percent of student participants who present their… Read more Stanford Earth’s Tianze Liu receives AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award
A juvenile Minke whale by Hanna Payne

Stanford Earth photos inspire science and wonder

by Barbara Buell on December 11, 2018 2:54 pm
An undergraduate, a graduate student and a staff member have won the 2018 Stanford Earth Photo Contest. Winners were human biology major HANNA PAYNE for best field photo, doctoral candidate MEREDITH GOEBEL for best lab photo and Stanford Earth Materials Lab manager KATIE DUNN for best landscape photo. The photo contest, hosted by the Stanford School… Read more Stanford Earth photos inspire science and wonder
Paula Welander. (Photo credit: Steve Castillo)

Paula Welander receives NSF, GSA awards

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on October 10, 2018 2:33 pm
PAULA WELANDER, assistant professor of Earth system science, recently received the 2018 Award for Outstanding Research In Geomicrobiology from the Geological Society of America (GSA), as well as a 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. The GSA award is presented to exceptional scholars for their accomplishments in research, education and mentoring and service in geobiology. The NSF… Read more Paula Welander receives NSF, GSA awards
Switzer Fellows

2018 Switzer Fellowships awarded to Stanford PhD students

by Alex Kekauoha on August 23, 2018 2:47 pm
Stanford PhD students MIYUKI HINO and PHILIP WOMBLE have been recognized for their contributions and commitment to improving the environment. They are among 20 graduate students from California and New England to participate in the year-long Switzer Environmental Fellowship program through the Switzer Foundation. Fellows receive support for leadership training and professional development, as well… Read more 2018 Switzer Fellowships awarded to Stanford PhD students
David Lobell

David Lobell appointed new director of FSE

by Michelle Horton on July 11, 2018 4:30 pm
The Center on Food Security and the Environment (FSE) is pleased to announce Professor DAVID B. LOBELL will step in as director Sept. 1, 2018. Lobell succeeds ROSAMOND L. NAYLOR who has been the director since FSE’s inception in 2005. “I am thrilled to be able to pass the leadership of FSE to the next generation. David… Read more David Lobell appointed new director of FSE
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Summer reading: Illuminating our relationship with the planet

by Barbara Buell on July 5, 2018 12:15 am
This year’s informal survey of faculty at Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth) yielded a panoply of diverse summer reading suggestions – more than we could list and hope a reader could get through. Here are just a few of the 31 titles selected for you to peruse and consider packing along on… Read more Summer reading: Illuminating our relationship with the planet