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Jim Rice Awarded 2018 Mindlin Medal

June 6, 2018

Please join us in congratulating Jim Rice for being awarded the 2018 Mindlin Medal by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  Quoting from the ASCE website "This medal is named for Raymond D. Mindlin, Ph.D., M.ASCE who was a Professor at Columbia University and who is best known for pioneering contributions to applied mechanics" and is given in "recognition of outstanding research contributions to applied solid mechanics"....

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Hoopes Prize Recipients

May 9, 2018

Please join us in congratulating the following EPS concentrators for being awarded Hoopes Prizes to recognize their theses.

Quoting from the Hoopes Prize web site "the fund provides undergraduate prizes to be given for the purpose of "promoting, improving, and enhancing the quality of education . . . in literary, artistic, musical, scientific, historical, or other academic subjects made part of the College curriculum under Faculty supervision and instruction, particularly by recognizing, promoting, honoring, and rewarding excellence in the work of undergraduates and their...

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New EPS Graduate Students

April 18, 2018

We are very pleased to announce our new graduate students who will be joining EPS starting next academic year. Many thanks to everyone for their efforts during the student visits. We look forward to welcoming these students in person later this summer. Natasha Bednarz - Marine Denolle; Marisa Borreggine - Jerry Mitrovica; Stephen Bourguet - Dan Schrag; Hairuo Fu - Roger Fu; Camille Hankel - Eli Tziperman; Kim Hess - Roger Fu; Zeyuan Hu - Zhiming Kuang; Katherine Keller - Dave Johnston & Dan Schrag; Makoto Kelp - Daniel Jacob; Seth Olinger - Marine Denolle; Elise Penn - Daniel Jacob...

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EPS welcomes Prof. Ralph Keeling as the 2018 Harvard EPS Visiting Scholar on April 2-4

March 26, 2018

We have the pleasure of welcoming Ralph Keeling, Professor of Geochemistry in the Geosciences Research Division of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, as the EPS Visiting Scholar from April 2-4, 2018. Prof. Keeling will give the EPS Colloquium on Monday, a lecture on Tuesday, and will host a round table on Wednesday. Details are listed on the webpage. All events are open to the EPS community. ...

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Promoting a Culture of Respect and Inclusiveness at EPS

March 19, 2018

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) and the teaching area of Environmental Science and Engineering (ESE) in the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences hold central the value that all members of our community are treated with respect and are provided equal opportunities for success in our educational and work environments. Sexual and gender-based harassment has no place in our community.  We must all be vigilant to ensure that each person feels safe and secure in participating in department activities. 

Over the past few years...

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EPS Certificate of Distinction in Teaching Awardees!

March 9, 2018

Please join us in congratulating several of our teaching fellows from the Fall 2017 semester who are recipients of the Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching from the Bok Center! This certificate is awarded to teaching fellows and teaching assistants who earn an overall score of 4.5 out of 5.0 or higher (with a minimum of five evaluations) on the Q evaluations completed by students in their courses. Recipients will be honored by the Bok Center at a reception in April. Thank you to all of our TFs and TAs who work hard to...

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