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EPS Shaler Teaching Award Winners!

December 9, 2016

 

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!

 

Giza Pyramids in the Visualization Lab

Giza Pyramids in the Visualization Lab

October 6, 2016

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.

Naomi Oreskes Awards for Outstanding Climate Science Communication and AGU Ambassador

Naomi Oreskes Awards for Outstanding Climate Science Communication and AGU Ambassador

September 22, 2016

Please join us in congratulating Affiliated Faculty member Naomi Oreskes on being awarded the Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication.  The award is given to a natural or social scientist who has made extraordinary scientific contributions and communicated that knowledge to a broad public in a clear and compelling fashion.