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.
The 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.
The award recognizes faculty who go above and beyond to engage alumni on campus, regionally and around the world.
Robert 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.”
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 is congratulated for his outstanding academic and professional records at the Second APPIH Annual Meeting in Denver Colorado.
This 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.
"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.]
Mom’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.