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Feb 11 2015

Stanford renames Earth Sciences school to convey the breadth of its research and teaching

School of Earth, energy & Environmental SciencesThe new name – the Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences – reflects the school's focus on understanding the workings of the planet and helping address resource and environmental challenges facing the world.

Jan 21 2015

Margot Gerritsen to receive 2014 Richard W. Lyman Award

Margot GerritsenThe award recognizes faculty who go above and beyond to engage alumni on campus, regionally and around the world.

Jan 20 2015

Bob Lindblom on Twenty+ Years as a Pre-Major Advisor

Robert  LindblomRobert Lindblom has been a PMA for over 20 years, and he says “it has been a sincere pleasure and privilege to have worked with incoming freshmen on a variety of issues during this time.”

Geothermal Research

Geothermal research unlocks the clean energy beneath your feet.
From boiling mud pots to nanotracers, geothermal scientists and engineers tell Stanford’s Miles Traer how they are capturing our planet’s inner heat to produce clean energy. WATCH VIDEO