Student Award

Thomas Lee Awarded Bowdoin Prize

April 23, 2019

Please join us in congratulating EPS concentrator Thomas Lee for being awarded one of this year's undergraduate Bowdoin prizes for his essay “Silent Intrusion: New Insights into Volcano Dynamics.”.  Quoting from the prize office website, "The Bowdoin Prizes, some of Harvard’s oldest and most prestigious student awards, are designed to recognize essays of originality and high literary merit, written in a way that engages both specialists and non-specialists....

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NSF Fellowship Winners in EPS!

April 16, 2019

Congratulations to EPS graduate students Matt Brennan, Zeyuan Hu, and Natasha Toghramadjian who have been awarded the 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship provides three years of stipend and partial tuition support. Great work Matt, Zeyuan, and Natasha!

EPS Teaching Awards

December 10, 2018
For those who missed the holiday party, we announced the winners of the 2017-18 EPS Teaching Award. They are Xiaoting Yang who was a TF for AM 120 Applied Linear Algebra and Big Data in Spring 2018 and Josh Benmergui who won the award for both EPS 236 Environmental Modeling and EPS 130 Biogeochemistry of Carbon Monoxide and Methane in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 respectively. 

The EPS Teaching Award is given annually to teaching fellows who exhibit excellence in teaching. Each recipient of this award...

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Distinction in Teaching recipients for EPS-taught classes

September 21, 2018

Please join us in congratulating several of our TFs, TAs, and CAs from the Spring 2018 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, teaching assistants, and course 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 two receptions in October. Thank you to all of...

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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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EPS Shaler Teaching Award Winners!

December 12, 2017
The winners of the 2016-17 Shaler Teaching Award are Lauren Kuntz who was a TF for SPU 29 The Climate-Energy Challenge in Fall 2016 and EPS 231 Climate Dynamics in Spring 2017; and Kimee Moore who was a TF for EPS 52 Global Geophysics: A Primer in Spring 2017.  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 Lauren and... Read more about EPS Shaler Teaching Award Winners!
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Congratulations to Sunyoung Park

September 13, 2017
Please join us in congratulating EPS graduate student Sunyoung Park for being awarded a 2017 Student Presentation Award at the Annual Meeting of the Seismological Society of America.  The award is to recognize excellence in student poster and oral presentations Sunyoung's presentation was titled "A New Approach to Constrain Near-Surface Seismic Structure Based Upon Body-Wave Polarization".   More information can be found by following this link.... Read more about Congratulations to Sunyoung Park

Congratulations to student fellowship winners

June 12, 2017

We are delighted to share the news that graduate students Tia Scarpelli and Jonathan Moch have been awarded fellowships starting next academic year. Tia was awarded the four-year NDSEG (National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate) Fellowship and Jonathan was awarded the one-year Switzer Environmental Fellowship. These are great accomplishments. Congratulations Tia and Jonathan!