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!
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
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
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.
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
The winners of the 2014-15 Shaler Teaching Award are Harriet Lau who was a TF for EPS 52 Introduction to Global Geophysics in Fall 2014 and Sarah Hurley who was a TF for EPS/OEB 56 Geobiology and the History of Life in Spring 2015. 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. Congratulations Harriet and Sarah!
Please follow this link to a recent Gazette article featuring the research of Peter Huybers and Cristi Proistosescu on resolving the differences in temperature ranges based on current climate models and historical records and observations.
Quoting from the article "Huybers and Proistosescu found that while the slow mode
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