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These stories offer a glimpse of the many ways in which faculty and students are addressing some of today's greatest challenges in the Earth and environmental sciences.

SPE Paper Contest Winners
Submitted on Apr 29 2015

SPE Hamza Aljamaan, Larry Jin, and Yasmin Bashirova are student paper contest winners at the recent Society of Petroleum Engineers’ Western Region Student Paper Contest held at University of Southern California, Garden Grove, CA

Research Review Awards Announced
Submitted on Apr 17 2015

ERE Research Review 2015 WinnersERE's Charles-François de Lannoy, Kyoungjin Lee, and Praveen Bains are recent winners at the School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (SE3) Research Review symposium held on April 10th. All three winners are members of Clean Energy Conversions Laboratory, directed by Professor Jen Wilcox.

Stanford renames Earth Sciences school to convey the breadth of its research and teaching
Submitted on Feb 11 2015

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.

Margot Gerritsen to receive 2014 Richard W. Lyman Award
Submitted on Jan 21 2015

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

Bob Lindblom on Twenty+ Years as a Pre-Major Advisor
Submitted on Jan 20 2015

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.”

Stanford Professor Lynn Orr confirmed as head of DOE science and energy research
Submitted on Dec 5 2014

Lynn Orr
After a yearlong delay, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Lynn Orr as under secretary for science and energy in the U.S. Department of Energy.

Mehrdad Shirangi is recipient of APPIH Student Scholarship
Submitted on Dec 2 2014

Mehrdad is congratulated for his outstanding academic and professional records at the Second APPIH Annual Meeting in Denver Colorado.

Pac-12 Features Usua Amanam
Submitted on Sep 18 2014

Usua AmanamChevron and the Pac-12 conference recognize Usua Amanam, an Energy Resources Engineering master's degree student and former football player, for excelling on and off the field.

Margot Gerritsen is appointed the Oswald G. Villard University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
Submitted on Sep 12 2014

Margot GerritsenThis fellowship is part of the Bass University Fellows Program created during the Campaign for Undergraduate Education (2000-05), and was designed to honor faculty who have demonstrated a sustained commitment, at the highest levels, to undergraduate education.

Geothermal Industry Grows, With Help From Oil and Gas Drilling
Submitted on Jul 23 2014

Kewen Li"Drilling wells is expensive, taking 50 percent to 60 percent of a project’s total costs" [Quoting Kewen Li, senior research engineer in energy resources engineering, on the cost of drilling wells in attempting to access geothermal energy—tapping into heat deep underground and using it to produce power.]