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Professor Wallace S. Broecker honored with Dean’s Award for Distinguished Achievement


The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is very pleased to announce that Professor Wallace S. Broecker was honored with the Dean’s Award for Distinguished Achievement at the 2014 GSAS Ph.D. Convocation Ceremony.

Professor Peter Kelemen elected to the National Academy of Sciences


Congratulations to Professor Peter Kelemen who was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.



Congratulations Arnold Gordon and Walter Pitman


Congratulations to Arnold L. Gordon and Walter Clarkson Pitman III for the tremendous honor of being elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).