EPS graduate student Sunny Park has been awarded the Graduate School’s Merit Fellowship for 2017-18 for her research proposal titled “The Earth Revealed by New Seismological Approaches - Insights into the Deep Processes from Top to Bottom”. Well done Sunny!
Please join us in congratulating several of our TFs and a TA from the Fall 2016 semester who were recently announced as 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 promote learning and… Read more about Bok Center's Distinction in Teaching awards announced!
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!
We are pleased to share the winners of the Spring 2016 Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching! The Bok Center for Teaching and Learning reserves this award for outstanding teaching fellows and assistants (complete list here). All scored 4.5 or higher (out of a total of 5) on their teaching evaluations. The recipients will be invited to a reception on October 19 to receive their certificates.
We would like to congratulate all of this year’s EPS degree recipients on reaching such an important milestone and on their remarkable achievements. EPS has been truly fortunate to have these students in our community. We look forward to staying in touch and seeing them in the years to come. All the best to our graduates!
BA degree: Tyler Barringer, Taylor Benninger, Alyssa Chan, Patrick Dowling, James Duncan, Hanna Evensen, Carolyn Gigot, Sam Goldberg, Wilson Kuhnel, Joseph Lanzillo, Rodrigo Leal, Katja Lierhaus, Ellen Robo, Cecilia Sanders, Daniel Skarzynski, Hank Smith, Jack… Read more about Congratulations EPS Graduates!
Congratulations to several EPS graduate students: Evelyn Powell and incoming G1 Ana Gonzalez Valdes have been awarded 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. In addition, Harriet Lau has been awarded the 2016 GSAS Merit Fellowship. Great work everyone!
Congratulations to the graduate students and post doc below for receiving the Fall 2015 Harvard University Certificate of Distinction in Teaching! The Bok Center for Teaching and Learning reserves this award for outstanding teaching fellows. All scored 4.5 or higher (out of a total of 5) on their teaching evaluations.
EPS 21 The Dynamic Earth - Phoebe Robinson EPS 152 & EPS 252 Global Geophysics: A Primer - Harriet Lau EPS 171 Structural Geology and Tectonics - Yanpeng Sun EPS 236 Environmental Modeling – Josh Benmergui ENG SCI 160 Space Science and… Read more about Harvard Teaching Certificate Winners
Please follow this link to a Harvard Gazette article featuring the work of EPS graduate student, Archana Dayalu, on the reduced availability of data on chemical used in the fracking industry. Nice work Archana!
Please follow this link to an intersting Harvard Gazette article featuring the research of Professors Francis Macdonald and Robin Wordsworth on the possible origins of snowball Earth; far worse than a March snowstorm! The work focuses on the potential relationship between snowball Earth and volcanic sulfur dioxide in the atmosphere at that time.
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". The HGI awards are… 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.