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Congratulations to Professor Helga Leitner for being nominated to the AAG honors committee.

Professor Helga Leitner was nominated to the AAG honors committee. http://www.aag.org/cs/elections/2021

Congratulations to Professor Marilyn Raphael for being Elected as AAG Vice President

Professor Marilyn Raphael was elected as AAG Vice President. http://www.aag.org/cs/elections/2021

Congratulations to Professor Gregory Okin for being selected as a 2020 class of AGU Fellows

Professor Gregory Okin was selected as a 2020 AGU fellow. …

Glen MacDonald in USA Today on California Fires

Endowed Chair and Distinguished Professor Glen MacDonald interviewed…

Passing of Professor Emeritus Norman Thrower

Norman Joseph William Thrower Norman Joseph William Thrower,…

Graduate students awarded Fulbright-Hays

Graduate student Samuel Brandt was awarded a Fulbright-Hays 2020…




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