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Stanford Earth researchers have devised a technique that transforms the tiny tremors generated by the everyday hustle and bustle of city life into a tool for probing the subsurface of Earth. 

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Research in action: On the ground during the Nepal earthquake

PhD student Anne Sanquini studies how to motivate people to take precautionary action to protect their homes and schools against earthquakes.  Her work led her to Kathmandu Valley, Nepal where she was on the ground for the magnitude-7.8 earthquake, the very quake she had been preparing for.

Julie Kennedy Wins Award for Outstanding Service

Julie Kennedy has won the 2015 Student Affairs Faculty Award for Outstanding Service for her "pioneering, authentic and ongoing contributions" to helping Stanford students become healthy and engaged citizens.

David Lobell named William Wrigley Senior Fellow

David Lobell has been named the William Wrigley Senior Fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.

Location Matters in the Lowland Amazon

New research by Greg Asner illustrates a hidden tapestry of chemical variation across the lowland Peruvian Amazon, with plants in different areas producing an array of chemicals that changes across the region’s topography.