Every year, the Harvard Crimson highlights their picks for the 15 most interesting seniors. EPS undergraduate concentrator, Rachel Hampton’17, talks about her love of geology and balancing it with being a three-sport athlete in this profile. .
We are thrilled to announce the winners of the 2015-16 Shaler Teaching Award: Yanpeng Sun who was a TF for EPS 171 Structural Geology & Tectonics in Fall 2015 and Will Steinhardt who was a TF for ES 123 Intro to Fluid Mechanics Spring 2016. The Shaler Teaching Award is given annually to teaching fellows who exhibit excellence in teaching. Each recipient of this award receives an "Outstanding EPS Teaching Fellow" certificate, an engraved Estwing rock hammer, and $500. Great work Yanpeng and Will!
Please follow this link to a Gazette article about a recent Harvard Global Institute (HGI) award to fund research by EPS faculty members Peter Huybers, Daniel Jacob, Zhiming Kuang, Eli Tziperman, and Steve Wofsy. Joining with researchers from SEAS and in China, the group will study the connection between climate and public health focusing on "acute health weather events". Read more about Harvard Global Institute Award
Please follow this link to an informative Gazette article about the prospects for climate change regulations and research in the coming four years. The article features input from EPS faculty members Dan Schrag and Mike McElroy.
Please follow this link to a video that features the innovative work being done in the EPS Visualization Lab to teach students about the Egyptology and the Giza pyramids. A wonderful example of the evolving role that visualization is playing in education and research exrtending well beyond Earth and planetary science.
We are pleased to announce that Ann Pearson has been named a Harvard College Professor, a five-year professorship that recognizes and highlights exceptional undergraduate teaching at Harvard, in addition to research activities. Please join us in congratulating Ann on this significant honor. Read the full story in the Harvard Gazette.