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  • Shaw awarded AGU’s Macelwane medal

    July 20, 2017

    Associate Professor Tiffany Shaw has been awarded AGU's Macelwane medal. The Macelwane Medal is given annually to three or up to five honorees in recognition for “significant contributions to the geophysical sciences by an outstanding early career scientist.” Congratulations Tiffany! Professor Robert Kopp of Rutgers, a DoGS undergraduate alumnus, will also receive the Macelwane medal this year.

  • Thompson wins Harper Fellowship

    July 12, 2017

    Graduate student Lily Thompson was awarded a William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship, one of the highest honors that the University of Chicago grants doctoral candidates. Each Harper Fellowship includes a $4,000 stipend. Lily is studying the material properties of hydrous phases under extreme high-pressure and high-temperature conditions utilizing a combination of theoretical calculations and synchrotron-based diamond anvil cell experiments. She is advised by Associate Professor Andy Campbell.

  • Roscoe Braham Jr., 1921-2017

    June 28, 2017

    The pioneering meteorologist and author of The Thunderstorm is dead at 96.