Five receive Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards
Jun. 24, 2021—Five receive Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards Jun. 23, 2021, 11:00 AM The Vanderbilt Graduate Student Council has announced the winners of its inaugural Graduate Leadership Anchor Awards. The awards were designed by the Graduate Student Council to identify and honor the hard work and leadership of graduate students at Vanderbilt. The Graduate Leadership Anchor...
EES student Julia Tilton is featured in the VU Volume Scaffold for her essay Millions on The Move
May. 10, 2021—You can read her essay here. Congrats Julia!
EES postdoc Isaiah Bolden is featured when discussing Academic Pathways
May. 10, 2021—Mar. 19, 2021, 8:00 AM Academic Pathways bridges postdoctoral training to professional success; two fellows join for 2020-21 Two Provost Postdoctoral Fellows have joined Vanderbilt University this academic year as part of the Academic Pathways program. Academic Pathways creates a bridge from academic training to entry-level faculty positions for recently graduated doctoral and law students from a...
Vanderbilt scientists use fossil records to understand the present, predict future ecosystems
May. 10, 2021—by Marissa Shapiro Apr. 19, 2021, 9:00 AM By Miquéla Thornton Due to a multitude of human-driven impacts, the Earth is experiencing a biodiversity crisis. It has been referred to as the Sixth Mass Extinction, and scientists are examining similar events in the planet’s geological past looking for clues in ancient ecosystems to help us solve present-day issues. Simon...
The research of EES professor Larisa DeSantis is highlighted in The Hindu
May. 10, 2021—Polar bears forced to forage eggs as warming shrinks hunting grounds. You can read the article here!
EES Postdoctoral research fellow Liz Chamberlain wins early-career award from International Association of Sedimentologists
May. 10, 2021—by Marissa Shapiro May. 3, 2021, 9:00 AM Elizabeth Chamberlain, a U.S. National Science Foundation postdoctoral research fellow in earth and environmental sciences, has been awarded the 2021 Dr. Richard Faas Research Prize by the International Association of Sedimentologists. The early-career award, conferred every other year, recognizes outstanding work in the field of marine sedimentology and particularly research dealing with fine-grained...
As part of 150 Years of Women at Berkeley, and in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the resolution to admit women into the University of California, Berkeley on the same terms as men, EES Prof. Kristen Fauria is featured as a notable Berkeley alum!
May. 10, 2021—You can read more about the celebration and check out Prof. Fauria’s feature here!
Two EES students were recognized by the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program
May. 10, 2021—Elizabeth Teeter, current PhD student, received a full fellowship, and Sarah Ward, upcoming EES graduate student, earned an honorable mention. Congratulations!
Evidence suggests climate whiplash may have more extremes in store for California
Mar. 2, 2021—Vanderbilt paleoclimatologists using pioneering research have uncovered evidence of ancient climate “whiplash” in California that exceeded even the extremes the state has weathered in the past decade. Their findings present a long-term picture of what regional climate change may look like in the state that supplies the U.S. with more than a third of its vegetables and two-thirds of...
Jake Schenthal ’21: Award-winning research in the Mediterranean
Jan. 5, 2021—Jake Schenthal ’21 at his field site in the Middle East Jake received the department’s Alberstadt-Reesman-Stearns Field Studies Award, enabling him to conduct research on human-environmental interactions in the Middle East. “I gained tremendous knowledge about how human societies interact with the surrounding ecosystem in both the Mediterranean and the surrounding valleys. I am immensely grateful to...