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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.

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

Mehr
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.]

For Jef Caers, mother knows best
Submitted on Jul 22 2014

Jef CaersMom’s understated observation that her sports-minded teen was “very curious and not bad at math” led Jef Caers to a career in academic energy resources engineering.

ERE Special Seminar Dramatization Video
Submitted on Jul 18 2014

"TOWN HALL MEETING, TO FRAC OR NOT". A small Colorado city has to make a decision. Guest Speaker: Nancy L. Sauer.
Image Credit: by Mikenorton (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons