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  • September 5, 2016 - Jessica M Warren

    Dr. Megan D’Errico moves to San Diego State University

    Following the successful completion of her PhD at Stanford University, Megan D’Errico is moving to San Diego State University for a postdoctoral position in science education. Good luck Megan!

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  • Suzanne Birner and Katie Kumamoto have been named the 2016 Harriet Benson Fellows. This award honors exceptional scholarship and research accomplishments by graduate students in the Department of Geological Sciences at Stanford University. The award was established by a gift from Dr. Harriet Benson to help further the careers of talented young female scientists. Congratulations Suzanne and […]

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  • June 10, 2016 - Jessica M Warren

    Congratulations Dr. D’Errico!

    Megan D’Errico successfully defended her PhD thesis at Stanford University. Megan’s thesis is titled: Heterogeneity and Depletion of the Mantle Assessed from Abyssal Peridotite Geochemistry. Congratulations Megan!  

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  • October 1, 2015 - Jessica M Warren

    The Mantle Processes Group has moved!

    The Mantle Processes Group has moved to the Department of Geological Sciences in the College of Earth, Ocean and Environment at the University of Delaware. Positions are available for students and postdocs. Contact Jessica Warren (warrenj at udel dot edu) for more information.

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  • June 11, 2015 - Jessica M Warren

    Congratulations Arjun!

    Arjun Kohli successfully defended his thesis, “Micromechanical Controls on Brittle to Plastic Fault Zone Deformation”. Congratulations Dr. Kohli!

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  • October 10, 2014 - Jessica M Warren

    Congratulations Josie!

    Josie Nevitt successfully defended her PhD thesis, “Fault-Related Deformation Within the Brittle-Ductile Transition: Field Observations, Microsctructural Analysis and Mechanical Modeling”. Congratulations Dr. Nevitt!  

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  • June 4, 2014 - Jessica M Warren

    Lab outing to the exploratorium

    To see out the academic year, we took a lab trip to the Exploratorium in SF. While simulated fog didn’t hold much appeal, shadow images, kaleidoscopes, geysers, heat sensors and cow eyeballs provided wholesome scientific diversion from pressing questions about mantle processes.

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  • December 20, 2013 - Jessica M Warren

    Congrats Suzanne!

    Suzanne Birner’s AGU presentation received an AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award and a honorable mention in the GeoPRISMS Student Presentation Competition. Congrats Suzanne! Birner, S., J.M. Warren, E. Cottrell, O.G. Lopez, F.A. Davis and T. Falloon, 2013. Variations in Oxygen Fugacity among Forearc Peridotites from the Tonga Trench, AGU Fall Meeting, V13I-02.

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  • November 18, 2013 - Jessica M Warren

    Lab Outing

    On the night before Halloween, we took a trip to the USS Hornet for Nerd Nite at Sea – part of the Bay Area Science Festival. Highlight of the evening: Drones!

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  • November 6, 2013 - Jessica M Warren

    Lab Lunch with Bob Coleman

    Over beer and reubens, Bob Coleman explained the geology of Californian peridotite massifs, including the Cedars and Burro Mountain. He also explained how New Idria got him started on the whole peridotite business to begin with.  

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