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On August 13, 2019, the U.S. Government Executive Media Group announced George J. Magee George J. Magee Professor Emeritus Jorge Sarmiento a recipient of a Theodore Roosevelt Government Leadership Award (Teddies) in the category of “Partners.”
Congratulations to Wenbo Wu *19 for receiving the American Geophysical Union’s Study of the Earth’s Deep Interior Graduate Research Award for his graduate research.
UPDATE: YBRA and the Bonini Family are pleased to announce details of the William E. “Bill” Bonini ’48 *49 (faculty 1952-1996) cabin dedication ceremony at the YBRA field camp in Red Lodge, MT at 5PM Thursday August 15, 2019.
As the University plans the renovation and expansion of Guyot Hall, which will house the expanding computer science department, members of the Guyot-based geosciences department are preparing for the long-awaited move.
The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has selected six Princeton University graduate students for research awards supporting projects related to climate science, energy solutions, environmental policy and other environmental topics.

Hannah Bradley, Makoto Lalwani, Katja Luxem, Ian Miller, and Liana Wait were named as the 2019 recipients of the Walbridge Fund Graduate Award for Environmental Research.
The team of associate research scholar Hom Nath Gharti, postdoctoral research associate Etienne Bachmann, and graduate students Congyue Cui, Lucas Sawade, and Fan Wu from the Theoretical & Computational Seismology Research Group take part in the first Princeton Graphical Processing Units (GPU) Hackathon.
The Princeton Environmental Institute (PEI) has selected nine graduate students representing six departments and programs as 2019 recipients of the Mary and Randall Hack ’69 Graduate Awards for Water and the Environment, including GEO grads Jack Murphy and Danielle Schlesinger.
India is currently suffering one of the longest heatwaves in its recent history. Northern and central parts of the country have seen intense heat for more than 30 consecutive days, with temperatures in New Delhi topping 48C – the highest ever recorded in the capital in June.
An audio interview with atmospheric scientists Jane Baldwin and Prof. Gabe Vecchi on abrupt permafrost thaw & repetitive heat waves from Radio Ecoshock.
Hurricane expert Gabe Vecchi, a professor of geosciences at Princeton University, answers our questions on Hurricane season 2019. (Audio)